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Young man stricken by leukemia


George Davis in a happier time with two of his three children

A young family man has been suddenly struck by a serious disease, without insurance, leading to an effort by friends and family to raise funds to help pay the bills.

George Davis III, 29, lives in Wilbur, works for a farmer in Coulee City and was raised in the Grand Coulee area.

Friday before last, he came home tired and weak, and he was bruising. His wife, Amber, took him to Coulee Medical Center, from which he was quickly transferred by ambulance to Holy Family Hospital in Spokane.

Davis was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia. He is receiving transfusions of plasma and platelets,...

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