Award winning author and Citadel alumnus Pat Conroy has announced his pancreatic cancer diagnosis to the world.
Conroy, 70 revealed his diagnosis on his Facebook page just after 8:30 a.m. Monday.
In the post Conroy writes, “I have recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. With the help of the wonderful people at M.D. Anderson I intend to fight it hard.”
The Facebook post has now garnered nearly 3,000 shares with thousands of other likes and comments.
Conroy published his first book in Charleston as a beloved tribute to a teacher.