Country and bluegrass duo Joey+Rory are not shy about sharing their story with their fans. Last year, the married singers announced that Joey underwent a successful surgery for cervical cancer.
Recently, they announced that the cancer came back, with a Stage IV diagnosis. Joey started radiation and revealed she will be needing another surgery. The couple traveled to The Cancer Treatment Centers of America for the scary procedure, and have shared their journey along the way.
Joey's rock-solid faith is helping them get through the emotional time in their lives. They posted a video of Joey singing the beautiful hymn "I Need Thee Every Hour" before going in for surgery. Rory pointed out the significance of the song by saying,
"Last year when Joey found out that she had cancer, she sang this song over and over and over again. And today... she's still singing and believing."
Watch Joey's song:
She sang the chorus, which lyrics are:
"I need Thee, oh, I need Thee;
Every hour I need Thee;
Oh, bless me now, my Savior,
I come to Thee."
Her strength and faith are such a beautiful thing. The surgery, which lasted 10 hours, went extremely well. The doctor said he got most of the tumor out and that he is very hopeful. Friday, July 10, Rory wrote in his blog:
"Joey is going to be in recovery here at CTCA for 7 to 10 days, and then we’ll be able to go home for a week or two, then we’ll come back here for 5 weeks of chemo and radiation. Once that is completed, Joey will start a more aggressive form of chemotherapy here that will last for 18 weeks. And during that phase, she’s going to be given the opportunity to look more like our sweet little Indiana. She’s gonna lose all of her pretty dark hair."
She has the entire country music community behind her and praying for the Feek family, including their one-year-old daughter, Indiana. In another way of showing her un-denying faith, watch her chilling version of "Amazing Grace" below.
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