Merle Haggard Recovers From Surgery
November 5, 2008 at 6:43 AM (PT)
ALL ACCESS sends speedy get well wishes to Country legend MERLE HAGGARD as he recovers from surgery. The 71-year-old icon had a malignant tumor removed from his lung on MONDAY (11/3) at BAKERSFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.
HAGGARD learned of the tumor in MAY and initially refused treatment, but friends and family recently convinced him otherwise. THE HAG is in stable condition and expected to make a full recovery.