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Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Aretha Franklin Nearly 100% Healed of Undisclosed Illness

Aretha Franklin singing at 2009 inaugurationAretha Franklin won’t say what caused her latest health problems, but says she’s had a “miraculous” recovery and is looking forward to performing soon.

In a phone interview Tuesday, Franklin told The Associated Press that a recent CAT scan showed her health condition had improved by 85 percent.

The 71-year-old singer has canceled several concerts and public appearances and blamed it on unspecified treatment.

When asked what her health concern was, Franklin declined to provide specifics, saying: “I’m not one to go into my personal health things.”

But she said it was very common to women and partly related to the health concern she had about three years ago that led her to cancel shows.

Franklin said she’s been resting and hopes to perform at Radio City Music Hall in New York in February.

Source: ABC News

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