Frank Wakefield update

Some very encouraging news regarding Frank Wakefield and his recent surgery…

He remains in the ICU, but is doing well after surgery and re-inflating his right lung. It is expected that Frank can be moved from intensive care in the next few days.

An emphysema sufferer, Frank went to the hospital last week with breathing problems, and was diagnosed with a collapsed lung. After re-inflation and release, he still had difficulty breathing so the doctors did surgery this Tuesday (6/12) to remove lesions on his lung.

It has been reported that Frank is in fine spirits, and already has the ICU nurses backing talkwards – a Wakefield specialty.

Fans or friends who would like to send a card or note, may post them to:

Frank Wakefield
PO Box 1293
Saratoga Springs NY 12866

Well wishes shared on Facebook are also being read to him in the hospital.

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John Lawless

John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.