"What do you want your legacy to your community and your children to be after you’re gone?"
The Prince of Darkness told "Good Morning America" that he's not "going to go anywhere yet," and implored his fans to hang on for him.
"I keep hoping for a medical miracle to cure his Parkinson's disease — for him to one day wake up as himself again."
The Georgia Republican says health "challenges" stemming from Parkinson's informed his decision.
The 82-year-old, who was diagnosed over three years ago, said he decided to share the news “to encourage others to take action.”
No one can escape the dangers.
But the music legend says he's not finished yet.
The civil rights activist said he will be making "lifestyle changes" to slow the disease's progression.