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Etta James is Terminally Ill

Doctor Asks for Prayers

12/16/2011 10:08 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Etta James
Etta James -- famous for her incredible rendition of "At Last" -- is "terminally ill" ... so says her live-in doctor ... who is now asking fans to pray for the 73-year-old singer.

According to the doctor, Etta's chronic leukemia was declared incurable two weeks ago.

Etta -- whose health has been on a rapid decline the last few years -- was hospitalized in May over a life-threatening blood infection. Months before, the singer was diagnosed with both dementia and leukemia. 


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Kelster    

etta is an amazingly talented woman......why cant this be a kardashian :/

939 days ago
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sugarman    

Her style, her voice - - - hard to imitate. "Atlast" is soul movin', but dont forget "Damn them eyes". Just me, her music. and a bottle of Jack Daniels!

939 days ago
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DaddyPlugin    

My prayer certainly goes for Ms Etta James. She made a lot of us feel good. I remember "SOMETIMES I GET A GOOD FEELIN' YEA"
It must be love.

939 days ago
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Just_Me    

She's dealt with alot throughout her life. My mom had cancer and I can only imagine the pain that the family must feel. May God be with them all at this time.

939 days ago
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ka-kay    

I bow my head in prayer to Etta she has fought and is fighting a valiant fight..This Lady has had a struggle all her live. I am so proud that she is not broke and in need of. The only thing she needs is our prayers, she lived her life as she did. I can't judge only appreciate what she left as her legacy...God Bless and keep her. Etta James strong lady

939 days ago
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shhhh...    

i bet beyonce is happy now. so am I

939 days ago
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COURTNEY    

DAMN ...YOU ARE A TREAT AN YOUR BOYS ARE TREAT TOO I LOVE YOU ALL RIP MOMA & LIL MOMA

938 days ago
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COl.T    

What kind of a person would denigrate ANYONE who ask for prayer intervention?

937 days ago
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DIANE HUNTER    

are prayers are with you great one!my prayer partners will be praying for you as well,A FAN. DIANE HUNTER.

933 days ago
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hilda mae ruby jean    

I got to hear the experience of your great voice and great music at the Monterey Blues Festival over the years. You will always live on in our hearts. With love...H. Estrada

922 days ago
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