George Michael holds back tears at a press conference in which he discussed his health.
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George Michael: I am fortunate to be alive

The singer George Michael has said he is "incredibly fortunate" to be alive after a month suffering from pneumonia in a hospital in Vienna.

Emotional and looking frail, the singer thanked doctors he said had saved his life, and promised to resume a cancelled concert tour once he has recovered.

The BBC's Daniel Boettcher reports.

  • 23 Dec 2011
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