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Priscilla McGruder Diagnosed With Cancer

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January 20, 2000

It is with sorrow and grave concern that I must inform you of a serious medical condition of one of our own. Priscilla McGruder has been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing additional testing in preparation for surgery on Monday, January the 24th. We are asking on Priscilla's behalf for your prayers and encouragement during this difficult time.

Cards and letters may be sent to 

Priscilla McGruder
P.O. Box 764 
Kennett, MO 63857

In Christ,

Kevin McManus
President of Zion Music Group

January 25, 2000

As you all know Priscilla McGruder has cancer. The doctors are doing additional testing and pre-op blood work this morning on Priscilla McGruder. Surgery is scheduled for Thursday the 27th at at 10:00 AM.

Please keep Priscilla, Carroll and family in your prayers. We will try
to keep you posted with the latest updates.

Thank You,

Shawn Pope
Director of Promotions & Marketing
Zion Music Group

January 27, 2000

Press Release

We are extremely happy to report an answer to your prayers and ours! We just spoke to a member of the McGruder family who reported that Priscilla came thru the surgery today very well and it is believed that they got all of the cancer! We rejoice in this news. Please continue to pray for her strength.

Shawn Pope
Director of Promotion & Marketing

February 2, 2000

Priscilla McGruder Update

Post-operative pathology reports indicate that cancer was found in 40% of the lymph nodes removed during surgery. Chemotherapy & Radiation treatments are to follow. Please continue to keep Priscilla and her family in your prayers.

Kevin T. McManus
Zion Music Group