In a new exclusive interview with Closer Weekly, Loretta Lynn’s brother Herman Webb tells the magazine that the country singer is determined to sing again after suffering a stroke in May and having to postpone multiple appearances.

“She can talk, and Loretta told me that she thought she’s going to be OK,” her brother Herman, 82, exclusively tells Closer.

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He adds that making music has been very therapeutic for his 85-year-old sister. “It’s all she lives for,” Herman says.

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Loretta in November 2016.

“She seems to be coming along pretty good.” And he’s thrilled by the progress Loretta is making while receiving rehabilitative care close to Nashville.

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“Her left side was kind of paralyzed, but [she can get around by] herself now, she just has to use a walker,” he notes. “She’s doing really good — that’s the main thing!”

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