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Aretha Franklin Fans Tweet Of R.E.S.P.E.C.T. & Sadness


Sad news has come through that Aretha Franklin, known to many as the “Queen of Soul,” has been reported to have been fighting a battle against cancer, possibly pancreatic. For many of her fans, Twitter the online social networking site has been inundated with tweets of support, prayers and messages of admiration.

The 68-year old singer, songwriter and pianist has had countless singles including her duet with George Michael “I knew you were waiting (for me),” and as reported, she achieved the title of first female artist to be included in the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.” In 2009, Franklin was the only singer to perform at President Obama’s inauguration. Messages include: DeltaNational tweeting “Soror Aretha Franklin is doing well and expected to return home soon from the hospital #DST. Lets keep her in our prayers.”

Also from mscat215: Send your prayers to the beautiful Aretha Franklin,,, GET WELL SOON DIVA.” Indications are showing that the music goddess has undergone surgery and as reported, following on from a visit by Rev Jesse Jackson, she is recovering well.

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