Barry White Seeking Kidney Donor
Deep-voiced soul singer Barry White was resting at home today while his search for a kidney donor continued, his manager said.Deep-voiced soul singer Barry White was resting at home today while his search for a kidney donor continued, his manager said. White, 58, had dialysis treatment in September to stabilize his condition, a complication from years of chronic high blood pressure. The artist was previously hospitalized in August 1999 for a blood pressure problem.
"I see him every day, and he's doing better every day," manager Ned Shankman said, apparently refuting rumors that White's health is much worse than has been announced. "He's a candidate for transplant. We're still looking for a match." Potential donors include White's own children, Shankman said.
White is known for romantic songs such as "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe" and "You're the First, the Last, My Everything." He had been working on a new studio album before undergoing treatment.
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