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Baker battles lung cancer

Posted on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 9:03 am

Ron (Jimmy) Baker

Ron (Jimmy) Baker

Long-time Elsberry resident Ron [Jimmy] Baker has survived a war and won a battle with alcoholism, but he is now engaged in a much different fight.

“In January of this year Jim was diagnosed with stage four inoperable lung cancer,” said Jim’s wife Georgia Baker. “We know it will eventually kill him. It’s already spread to his spleen and to his bones.”

That not withstanding, Georgia said her husband is a fighter and he isn’t planning to give up.
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