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NeNe Leakes Asks for Prayers As Husband Undergoes Final Surgery

NeNe Leakes is asking fans for prayers and well wishes as her husband, Gregg Leakes, undergoes surgery after being diagnosed with cancer in June.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta star took to Instagram to update her followers on Gregg’s health, saying they anticipate this being his final time under the knife.

“My hunni is having what we hope and pray is his last surgery towards a full recovery today! It will be a long surgery so we are asking you to pray for the surgeon’s hands, pray for Gregg’s comfort please! Prayers, strength, peace and kindness for myself, his children and family during this time! Amen (come on pray warriors??) Lord i tell ya, sometimes you never know what a person is going thru! I will update you all as much as i can on my insta story.”

Read the full note below.

Leakes shared the news of Gregg’s diagnosis this summer on Instagram as well, posting a photo of her hubby along with the caption, “Our New Normal and the fight begins.” She added, “You got this, I love you.” The post also included the hashtag #f*ckcancer.

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