Randy Travis begins difficult recovery from stroke

1373558022000-RANDY-TRAVIS-012-56954143-1307111154_4_3The country music star and Grammy winner Randy Travis continues to remain in critical condition after suffering from a stroke early in July. However, he is alert enough to visit with family, and he progressing towards recovery.

The 54 year old singer has been put on a ventilator to assist his breathing. He is working up to being able to breathe on his own. He also received a heart device while undergoing surgery. Doctors have made it clear that Travis had a long recovery ahead.