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Loretta Lynn Rushed To The Hospital: 85-Year-Old Country Singer Suffers Stroke

Loretta Lynn Stroke Hospital
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May. 5 2017, Published 11:42 p.m. ET

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Country music star Loretta Lynn was rushed to the hospital after suffering a stroke.

The Coal Miner’s Daughter singer, 85, canceled her upcoming tours due to her illness.

“American country music legend Loretta Lynn was admitted into a hospital in Nashville last night after she suffered a stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee,” her website announced on Friday evening.

“She is currently under medical care and is responsive and expected to make a full recovery.”

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The mother of six and grandmother of 21 announced that she was canceling her upcoming concerts.

“Loretta, who just celebrated her 85th birthday, has been advised by her doctors to stay off the road while she is recuperating. Regrettably, upcoming scheduled shows will be postponed.

The most awarded female country music artist was quickly sent well wishes from friends and fans, with the Grand Old Opry Tweeting: “Sending all our love to @LorettaLynn and hoping for a speedy recovery!”

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