Joseph Lowery.Civil Rights

He was having shortness of breath, and he didn't come to the Trumpet Awards last night," Young said, adding that Lowery "has been in and out of the hospital before. I have not heard that it was serious. I think he was having some respiratory problems." David Stokes, another friend, said Lowery was admitted to Emory University Hospital Midtown Saturday and was placed in an intensive care unit as a precaution. "But he's better, and he's going home" Monday, Stokes said.

He was having shortness of breath, and he didn't come to the Trumpet Awards last night," Young said, adding that Lowery "has been in and out of the hospital before. I have not heard that it was serious. I think he was having some respiratory problems." David Stokes, another friend, said Lowery was admitted to Emory University Hospital Midtown Saturday and was placed in an intensive care unit as a precaution. "But he's better, and he's going home" Monday, Stokes said.