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Victor Bailey Battling Muscular Dystrophy

Victor Bailey

Today we’re asking for your positive energy. Bass legend Victor Bailey has announced that his battle with muscular dystrophy has worsened. While the disease had affected his legs the worst, it has now spread to his upper body.

“To everyone who has been wondering why you haven’t seen or heard from me it’s time for me to let you know what’s going on. Quite simply I am just not in the best of health,” he wrote on his Facebook page. “I have been dealing with a form of muscular dystrophy called Charcot Marie Tooth disease for the last 25 years. You’ve all seen me using a cane as my legs are getting weaker. Now it is affecting my upper body. And my arms and hands are very weak. At this point in time too weak to perform. I need help with all daily living activities so for the past three months I have been living at an assisted living facility in Newton Massachusetts. I have taken a leave of absence from Berklee College of music and from touring. Right now I could use your prayers and positive vibes. I will be keeping you guys updated on my condition. It is possible that I can get stronger again so please send me positive energy.”

We’ll keep you posted as we learn more.