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Aretha Franklin Breaks Ribs in a Fall

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Aug. 4 2010, Published 2:00 p.m. ET

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Say a little prayer for Aretha Franklin who was forced to cancel two free concerts in New York after falling and breaking her ribs.

Reps for the Queen of Soul say her doctors have advised her to undergo tests after the tumble on Sunday, which has also left her with abdominal pain, reports the Associated Press.

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In a statement released Tuesday, Aretha, 68, says she was "very much looking forward to being in Brooklyn and having a foot-long hot dog at Coney Island."

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