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Failing Health! Katherine Jackson Suffers A Stroke

Apr. 15 2018, Updated 10:05 p.m. ET

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Katherine Jackson has suffered a stroke, it has been revealed.

Several sources have confirmed to that the 87-year-old recently suffered a health setback.

The mother-of-ten is currently recovering at home and is being comforted by her family.

A source revealed: "She suffered the stroke about a week ago. Katherine was in hospital but she is now at home again.

"She's having trouble seeing and speaking. But it's under control, the doctors are monitoring it.

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"Apparently this isn't the first stroke that she's had. Rebbie and another of her kids are with her."

It is understood that she was treated at a hospital in the San Fernando Valley area for her latest issue.

Doctors are continuing to monitor her condition as her family gather by her side.

Another source revealed: "She did have a small stroke. There have been a number of strokes over the years and her overall health would be considered poor."

Born in Alabama back in 1930 she has helped mastermind one of the most successful families in music history.

She married music manger Joe Jackson in 1949 and raised her family in Gary, Indiana.

From 1950 until 1966, Jackson gave birth to ten children, including a pair of twins, Marlon and Brandon, the latter of whom died a few hours after birth.

After her most famous son, Michael Jackson, died in 2009, she gained control of his estate and was awarded 'guardianship' of his three children, Paris, Prince and Blanket, who all remain close to her.

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