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Ric Flair Talks To People TV About His Health Scare

21 September 2017

- Ric Flair recently spoke with People TV, and revealed more details on his major health scare.

Ric Flair is recovering since being hospitalized in August with "multiple failing organs" resulting in a 20 percent chance at survival. Flair said that his fiancée (Wendy Barlow) initially took him to the hospital because he was having a bad stomachache.

The former 16-time world champion also said that his daughter Charlotte Flair was told before his surgery that he wouldn't make it and had no clue that his health was in such trouble.

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Flair was taken to an Atlanta hospital on August 11 by his fianceé, Wendy Barlow, with severe stomach pains.

Flair was able to survive the surgery, have a pacemaker installed, and get through the immediate dangers that he was facing. Flair has started physical therapy in the hospital and is using a stationary bike, but is unable to walk on his own.

Flair, 68, told the magazine he will never drink again. Now is the time to tell your story, now is the time to help millions of people.

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"I want everyone to know he still needs prayers", Barlow said. while noting that she hasn't left Flair's side and vows to give him "the best care possible".

The video feature detailed Barlow previously trying to get Flair help for his issues with alcohol.

Flair says he'll never drink again and remains in a convalescent center in Atlanta.

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Ric Flair Talks To People TV About His Health Scare