BREAKING NEWS: Aretha Franklin Has Pancreatic Cancer

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aretha picnik1 BREAKING NEWS: Aretha Franklin Has Pancreatic Cancer

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According to news reports, legendary singer [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Aretha Franklin[/lastfm] has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Although reports have indicated that the family of Franklin is “very concerned”, she is reportedly doing “okay.”City officials in Detroit held a prayer vigil for the soul singer recently as Franklin underwent surgery.

The surgery is being called a “successful procedure.”

Franklin has canceled all concerts through May 2011 due to “medical reasons.”

Friends and family of the singer are asking for continued support and prayers from the public.

C.C. Mitchell

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