Garrison Keillor Suffers a Stroke, Expected to Leave Hospital Friday

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A Prairie Home Companion host Garrison Keillor was checked into a Rochester, Minnesota, hospital Sunday after suffering from a minor stroke. The popular radio personality is expected to leave the hospital by Friday, and return to work by next week, reports CNN.

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Keillor's visit to St. Mary's Hospital at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester was confirmed by representative Karl Oestreich, who issued a press release.

"He is up and moving around, speaking sensibly, working at a laptop, and it's expected he'll be released on Friday," Oestreich said.

"He plans to resume a normal schedule next week."

Keillor, 67, launched A Prairie Home Companion in the summer of 1974, and has written over a dozen books.
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