KIM CARNES SAVED MY LIFE
by Thomas M. Sipos, managing editor.
[February 6, 2005]
Davis Eyes" singer Kim Carnes saved the life of one of her fans --
by inspiring the cancer-striken man with her music! That's the shocking
true-life confession of Carnes fan Jeff Rolston, as told exclusively to the Hollywood Investigator!
to the Investigator: "If it wasn't for my faith and the inspiration of
Kim's Early Years CD (especially the song,
'It Takes Time') and St.
Vincent's Court (especially 'Take Me Home to Where the Heart Is' --
my mom's favorite Kim Carnes recording!), I don't know if I'd be saying
years ago, Rolston's mom died of liver cancer. "It started in the
colon -- the silent killer, as there are often no symptoms," said Rolston. "She might still be here if she'd had routine physicals. But being
of German & Irish decent, she only went to the doctor if she was sick,
which was almost never. She'd been in the hospital three times, being
the births of myself and my brother and sister.
didn't fall far from the tree. I could count on one hand the number
of physicals I've had. But after losing my twin brother to an aneurism/stroke,
dad to brain cancer, and mom to liver cancer, I got to thinking...
a checkup, and polyps were found! This sent me on a rollercoaster
ride, but logic kicked in had them removed, and tested. Results were
that "C" was found."
surgery was successful. He is now cancer-free -- and he credits Kim
Carnes with his recovery! "This might sound stupid," said Rolston,
"but I feel I owe my recovery to the one and only Kim Carnes! If
I could meet her someday, my life would be complete. I have such
an admiration for her."
meantime, Rolston finds continuing inspiration in Carnes's music. "I am very anxious to get her latest
album. My ultimate favorite recording by Kim is 'Long, Long Time'! Her version blows Linda Ronstadt's version out of the galaxy!"
has a message for all Investigator readers: "To everyone with a family
history of cancer -- get a complete physical NOW!"
has a message for Kim Carnes: "I love you, and your music! Thanks
for countless hours of enjoyment. I hope to meet you one day, and
have my picture taken with you! That would be THE greatest moment
of my life."
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