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Dec 18, 2005

Rawls Fighting Lung Cancer

Rawls Fighting Lung Cancer
Famous singer Lou Rawls is being treated for lung cancer, and his estranged wife said that his cancer has spread to the brain.

"Don't count me out, brother," Rawls said late last week from his room at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

The lung cancer was diagnosed a year ago and the brain cancer in May, his estranged wife, Nina, said during a marriage annulment hearing Thursday in Arizona.

Rawls has released more than 70 albums, been in movies, television shows and voiced-over many cartoons.

A high school classmate of soul giant Sam Cooke, Rawls sang with Cooke in the Teenage Kings of Harmony, a 50's gospel group. Rawls enlisted in the US Army as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division in 1955. He would leave the "All-Americans" three years later as a Sergeant and hook up with a group he had sang with before enlisting, the Pilgrim Travelers. In 1958, while touring the South with the Travelers and Sam Cooke, Rawls was in a serious car crash which claimed the life of one person. Rawls was actually pronounced dead before getting to the hospital where he stayed in a coma for 5 1/2 days. It took him months to regain his memory and a year to fully recuperate. Rawls considered the event life-changing.

Rawls, 70, is trying to annul his two-year marriage and protect hundreds of thousands of dollars of assets his wife "absconded with." She says she transferred nearly $350,000 to prevent one of Rawls' two adult daughters from seizing it.


Scott      



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