Diddley Recovering After Stroke

LATEST: Rock 'n' roller BO DIDDLEY is struggling to communicate after suffering a stroke on Sunday (15May07). Diddley is reportedly walking around his hospital room in Omaha, Nebraska, offering medics hope for his recovery. The singer-songwriter/guitarist, who has a history of hypertension and diabetes, was admitted to Creighton University Medical Centre on Sunday after showing signs of disorientation following a concert at Harrah's Casino in Council Bluffs, Iowa. But doctors are optimistic for the 78-year-old's recovery. A spokesman says, "We are truly encouraged by the way he is responding."


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