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Singer Randy Travis sedated, remains critical
By CHRIS TALBOTT , AP Music Writer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Hospital officials say country music star Randy Travis remains in critical condition and has been under heavy sedation since surgery following a stroke.

The 54-year-old singer has been hospitalized since Sunday after suffering congestive heart failure due to a viral illness.

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Travis suffered the stroke Wednesday night at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano and doctors performed surgery to relieve pressure on his brain.

A hospital statement says the "Three Wooden Crosses" singer is resting comfortably and that his family continues to ask for prayers and support.

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The Grammy Award-winning singer has been surrounded by family and friends while in the hospital and received a visit Thursday from George Jones' widow, Nancy, who played music for her late husband's longtime friend.

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Jul 24, 2013 2:16PM
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best wishes to you randy, get well son

Jul 14, 2013 10:34AM
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Well, if he has good insurance, his drugs are free now...
Jul 13, 2013 6:39PM
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Asking for God's healing hand on Mr. Travis and a word of advice. Randy, get back in line and let Lib Hatcher manage you and your career again. You've been on a wrong path since you split with her and now it's getting serious. Might be time for a life evaluation.
Jul 13, 2013 4:59PM
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i heart goes to Randy and his family. get well soon Randy.

 

yours truly

Laura carr

#1 Randy Travis fan.

Jul 13, 2013 10:26AM
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Us ICU RN's WHERE I work at are sending prayers and thoughts to Mr. Travis!   yes.... I'm a male nurse (RN) and proud of it :)

 

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