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“Hurt” for Real: Johnny Cash has Pneumonia

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The amazing Johnny Cash – at a highpoint in his, what?, fifth career with American lV: The Man Comes Around – is suffering from pneumonia:

    Johnny Cash is being treated at a Nashville hospital for pneumonia, a hospital spokeswoman said.

    The 71-year-old singer, who was admitted Monday to Baptist Hospital, is in stable condition, said Melissa Cantrell.

    “He has a slight case of pneumonia and we expect to release him soon,” she said.

    Cash’s manager, Lou Robin, said the singer is expected to be released sometime early next week.

    Cash … suffers from autonomic neuropathy, a disease of the nervous system that makes him susceptible to pneumonia. Robin said Cash was diagnosed with the disease about 15 months ago. [AP]

Take it easy Johnny, we need you around.

More on Cash here, here, here and here.

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    I fell very grief that read about Johny is in hospital. Pneumonia is very harmfull disease it can demage lungs as well as it can badly effect the nervous system, so you don’t take it easy