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Loretta Lynn hospitalized after experiencing a stroke



Country music star Loretta Lynn sings her hit “Coal Miner’s Daughter” at the Grand Ole Opry on May 10, 2012, in Nashville. The singer is recovering from a stroke in a hospital in Nashville.

American country music legend Loretta Lynn was admitted into a hospital in Nashville Friday night after she suffered a stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., a statement on her website said.

She is under medical care and is responsive and expected to make a full recovery, according to the statement.

Lynn, who just celebrated her 85th birthday, has been advised by her doctors to stay off the road while she is recuperating. Upcoming scheduled shows will be postponed, according to the statement.

For information on when shows will be rescheduled, fans should visit

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