The Phoenix hospital that saved Poison frontman Bret Michaels’ life is being thanked by the rocker as part of the hospital’s 50th Anniversary.
In April of 2010, after experiencing a life-threatening brain hemorrhage, Michaels was rushed to Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix for treatment.
In a new video posted to Barrow50.org, Michaels shares his gratitude to the staff and hospital for all their efforts during that critical time.
"I want to thank all of my good friends [at Barrow] for saving my life," says Bret.
Michaels’ video is part of “The 50 Years, 50 Faces Project,” which features clips of Barrow patients and staff telling their amazing medical stories in their own words. One new video will be added to the site each week throughout Barrow’s 50th anniversary celebration.
Last fall, Bret donated a music room to the hospital, saying “Wouldn't it be great to have a place to go to for their families that they could maybe find themselves. If they're here all night, searching their soul, a lot of people that are going through a very devastating time in their life."
Michaels has a new solo album, “Get Your Rock On,” in the works; he will hook up with Poison for a summer tour with Def Leppard, which kicks off July 20 in Salt Lake City.
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