“Backstreets has confirmed through independent sources that Clarence Clemons has suffered a massive stroke. After two subsequent brain surgeries at a Florida hospital, the good news is that Clarence is currently responsive and in stable condition, though still in a fight for his life . . . Clarence told Backstreets in 2003, “What I bring to people is pure honesty, and pure love, and hopefully it brings some light and joy to the world.” It does. And right now we’re sending it right back to you, Big Man.”
UPDATE: from Backstreets.com
“MIRACLES ARE HAPPENING”
The latest out of Florida has Clarence Clemons in better condition than anyone expected, a close friend tells Backstreets: “Yesterday, it did not look good at all. Today… miracles are happening. His vital signs are improving. He’s responsive. His eyes are welling up when we’re talking to him. He was paralyzed on his left side, but now he’s squeezing with his left hand. This is the best news we’ve heard since [the stroke] happened — it’s nothing short of miraculous. The next five days will still be critical. But he’s a fighter.”
Please join us in continuing to send prayers, love, and light to the Big Man.