The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin

Say it isn't so. Yahoo News is reporting that The Queen of Soul has fallen ill. A community prayer vigil was held in Detroit yesterday for Aretha Franklin, a day before organizers say the singing legend will undergo a medical procedure. City Councilwoman JoAnn Watson and others gathered downtown Wednesday to pray for Franklin. Last month, the 68-year-old singer announced she was canceling all concert dates and personal appearances through May on the orders of her doctors. Franklin wasn't at the vigil but issued a statement thanking the City Council, saying "all prayers are good." All hail the queen. Wishing her a speedy recovery.

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