Aretha Franklin one year ago

Aretha Franklin one year ago

“I know my fans are concerned. Let them know I am feeling great and coming along,” Aretha Franklin told Jet magazine. “I want to thank my fans and friends and supporters who have prayed for me and sent me beautiful cards and flowers. Please continue to respect my privacy as I continue to recover.”

Tabloids rumored that the 68-year-old Franklin was suffering from pancreatic cancer, but it was never confirmed.  With Franklin‘s recent announcement, it appears that her ailment wasn’t a death sentence after all.

the Queen of Soul may actually begin her concerts again as early as June.