Monday 7 January 2013, 11:47 | By

Bobby Womack confirms Alzheimer’s diagnosis

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Bobby Womack

Bobby Womack last week confirmed rumours that he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in a statement issued via Facebook.

Currently in the early stages of the disease, the singer wrote: “Thanks to all of my fans for their prayers and well wishes. I truly appreciate and can feel your love. With the support of many good doctors, my family, and all of my wonderful fans, I will continue to write and perform and bring the good music to the people for as long as I can”.


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