Etta James Hospitalized

    HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 24:  Singer Etta James arrives at the premiere of "Cadillac Records" held at The Egyptian Theater on November 24, 2008 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Etta James

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    Singer Etta James was taken to the hospital on Wednesday after she had trouble breathing, according to her manager, Lupe De Leon. She is now on an assisted breathing apparatus. De Leon says that James’ family is with her at the hospital and she is “in pretty bad shape.” Earlier this week, Doctors announced that the singer is suffering from terminal leukemia.  It is not clear when, or if, the singer will be released.

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