Humorist and author Garrison Keillor writes that a minor stroke he suffered last week left him "essentially unscathed, though touched by mortality."
The host of public radio's "A Prairie Home Companion" ends his column with a plea for national health reform.
Keillor was scheduled to perform Thursday, September 24 at Point Loma Nazarene University but has canceled the show on the advise of doctors. He's been instructed not to fly in the coming weeks. He's scheduled to begin a new season of his show on Sept. 26 from St. Paul's Fitzgerald Theater.