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Bobby Vee announces he has Alzheimer's, plans to retire from public life

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Bobby Vee, the Fargo-born pop music legend, announced on his blog on Monday that he has Alzheimer's disease and will be retiring from public life.

Vee, 69, said in the blog post that he was diagnosed with mild stages of the disease a little more than a year ago. Since that time, he wrote, he's chosen to remain private and focus on family and music.

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