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Legendary blues singer Etta James is terminally ill with chronic leukemia, according to Riverside Press Enterprise.

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The "At Last" singer's live-in doctor, who has been treating James since March 2010, has asked for prayers after the sultry-voiced songstress' disease was deemed incurable two weeks ago. According to records in James' probate case, she's also suffering from dementia and kidney failure.

James, 73, was hospitalized earlier this year for treatment of the blood infection sepsis and a urinary tract infection.