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Updated: Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Reported Gravely Ill in Hospice Care at Home
By Niele Anderson
Published August 13, 2018

According to the Detroit Free Press Music legend Aretha Franklin is “gravely ill,” her family told WDIV-TV (Channel 4) on Monday. Franklin is a longtime resident of Detroit.

Detroit, Channel 4 anchor Evrod Cassimy said this morning in a tweet: “I spoke with her family members this morning. She is asking for your prayers at this time.”

Franklin’s most recent performance was Nov. 2, 2017 at the Elton John AIDS Foundation in New York and her final public performance was at Philadelphia’s Mann Center in August 2017.

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