Our thoughts and prayers are with Alan Jackson during this difficult times

Alan Jackson, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, revealed on Tuesday that he had Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome, a group of diseases that cause nerve damage. As a result of this ailment, his ability to move and maintain his balance on stage has been compromised.

During an interview with Jenna Bush Hager of the “TODAY” show, Jackson, 62, revealed that he inherited the illness from his father and that it has affected many members of his family. His illness was discovered ten years ago.