The Daily Swarm relays the news from various New Zealand sources:
New Zealand rock musician Chris Knox is unable to talk after suffering a stoke on Thursday.
He had apparently been able to drink water and answer basic questions while being taken to hospital, Kean told The Dominion Post.
And here’s a line from the family’s statement, which you can read on the blog they created for updates and comments:
Chris is not in pain and is responsive to family and friends who are very optimistic and focused on Chris’s well being. He enjoyed his vegetable frittata this morning but I suffered the classic Knox withering look when I mentioned beer.
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