John Glenn hospitalized

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – According to officials at Ohio State former astronaut and U.S. senator John Glenn has been hospitalized for more than a week.

Hank Wilson with Ohio State University’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs said that Glenn is currently at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus. However, Wilson said that doesn’t necessarily mean the 95-year-old Glenn has cancer. Wilson had no more information about Glenn’s condition.

Glenn grew up in New Concord, served in World War II and the Korean War, was the first American to orbit the Earth, and was a U.S. senator from 1974-1999.

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