Two big hits on prominant families this week.
One is Morgan Freeman. You may recall he was in an automobile accident earlier this week and was in serious condition. He was released later in the week after surgery with shoulder damage and a broken arm and elbow. According to Fox News, Freeman and his wife Myrna Colley-Lee have been separated since last December.
As far as I know, this was a huge surpise to most of the world. Of course, being in an accident with a lady friend in the car can lead to speculation, but I don’t anyone was ready to start accusing Freeman of infidelity. It seems she was a friend that had simply offered him a ride home.
Senator Ted Kennedy’s surgery today was successful, according to his surgeon, Dr. Allan Friedman.
Friedman, Duke’s chief of neurosurgery, did not specify how much of the cancerous tumor he was able to remove. He called the operation “the first step” in a treatment plan for the 76-year-old senator from Massachusetts, head of America’s most fabled political family.
“After a brief recuperation, he will begin targeted radiation at Massachusetts General Hospital and chemotherapy treatment,” Friedman said.
We sincerely wish the Senator a complete recovery and pray him during what will be at best a very unpleasant treatment period.
I have had a number of friends and some family go through various degrees of challenge with cancer over the years, and have watched some pass on. …