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Nan, left, and Charlie Kelley are shown Jan. 14 in their Nashville, Tenn., home. The couple will have a lot to be thankful for when the Grammys are handed out Sunday, even if Charlie doesn't win for best polka album. During a six-month period last year, both were diagnosed and treated for cancer. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Grammy nod brightens times for pair fighting cancer

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Win or lose, Charlie Kelley has a lot to be thankful for when the Grammys are handed out Sunday.

When Kelley's duo The Boxhounds were nominated for best polka album in December, the 40-year-old musician was in the hospital recovering from colon cancer surgery -- a trying end to a trying six months in which both he and his wife, cable TV's Great American Country personality Nan Kelley, were diagnosed and treated for cancer.

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