Lou Reed Undergoes Liver Transplant: “I am a Triumph of Modern Medicine”

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Yesterday Laurie Anderson revealed to the London Times that her husband Lou Reed has undergone a liver transplant in Cleveland. The news comes afdter Reed cancelled his appearance at Coachella in April as well as several tour dates. Lou issued the following statement today on his Facebook:

I am a triumph of modern medicine, physics and chemistry. I am bigger and stronger than stronger than ever. My Chen Taiji and health regimen has served me well all of these years, thanks to Master Ren Guang-yi. I look forward to being on stage performing, and writing more songs to connect with your hearts and spirits and the universe well into the future.

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Darren Ressler