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Doctor Confirms Etta James is Terminally Ill

December 16, 2011  |  4:00pm
Doctor Confirms Etta James is Terminally Ill

Etta James’ doctor has confirmed that the 73-year-old blues and soul singer is terminally ill, TMZ reported. The website reported that the singer’s health has been rapidly declining in the last few years, and was hospitalized in May because of a life-threatening blood infection.

This comes after the singer was diagnosed with dementia and leukemia, and according to James’ doctor, her leukemia was declared incurable two weeks ago.

You can watch James perform her best-known song, “At Last,” below.

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