recovering from a successful knee replacement surgery. The painful journey is being documented on
Facebook as thousands of supporters follow along, sharing their love and support.
The story of how the expensive Jan. 3 procedure was gifted to Hammond by a top orthopedic surgeon is
nothing short of amazing and is a powerful lesson in the power of love.
It all began more than two decades ago after Hammond’s famed group, Commissioned, disbanded and he
ventured out as a solo artist. As a struggling independent act, he could not afford a team to handle his
bookings, so he directed all calls to his small home and did the legwork himself
Gospel Star Fred Hammond’s Knees Replaced By Young Fan Turned Top Surgeon was originally published on praisecleveland.com