MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — “Prairie Home Companion” radio show host Garrison Keillor says he has suffered a brain seizure but his show apparently will go on.
The 73-year-old Keillor posted on Facebook Thursday that he had what he called a “whirlwind weekend,” doing two shows back-to-back at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Virginia and suffering a “nocturnal brain seizure.”READ MORE: Motorcyclists Airlifted After Colliding With Deer In Hubbard County
He flew to Mayo Clinic where he underwent an MRI, which showed what he called a “black hole” where a previous stroke had struck near his brain’s language center. He said a doctor put him on medicine to stop convulsions that makes him feel lethargic but he intends to fight.READ MORE: Driver Plows Into Protesters In Uptown; Woman Killed Identified As Deona Knajdek
His publicist, David O’Neill, said Keillor still planned to fly to Atlanta on Thursday to host a show on Saturday.MORE NEWS: Child Tax Credit: How Much Will Your Monthly Check Be?
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