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Woman Who Was Elvis' Private Nurse To Release Book

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Posted at 6:39 PM, Aug 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-07 16:52:32-04

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) -- A West Tennessee woman who was Elvis Presley's private nurse has been set to release a book about her life around him and his family.

The Jackson Sun reported Letetia Henley Kirk lived on the grounds of Graceland -- Presley's longtime Memphis home -- with her husband and two young daughters from 1972 to 1983 and often traveled with Presley on tour.

Her book, titled "Taking Care of Elvis: Memories with Elvis as His Private Nurse and Friend," was written as a collection of short stories.

It also included dozens of previously unpublished photos.

Kirk has plans to release the book Monday. 

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