Country Legend Randy Travis 'Anxious To Get Back To Work' Six Months After Stroke

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Just six months after a serious heart condition led country legend Randy Travis to suffer a stroke, the singer is preparing to get back to work.

An insider close to the star exclusively confirms to Closer that Randy is already starting to play his guitar and is “anxious to get back to work and connect with his fans.”

“He’s getting his voice back now, little by little,” Randy’s dad, Harold Traywick, tells Closer of his son’s miraculous recovery.

Just a few months ago, it seemed Randy was down for the count. On July 7, he was hospitalized with complications from viral cardiomyopathy, a disease that weakens the heart. A few days later, he suffered a stroke.

But by July 31, he’d rallied to bravely endure grueling physical therapy sessions, telling the insider he would do “whatever it takes to regain everything [he] lost.”

“Randy’s doctors are extremely pleased with his progress,” the insider tells Closer.

In fact, Randy feels so optimistic about the future, he’s already taking meetings to promote his "Influence Vol. 1: The Man I Am" album, which was released last fall.

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