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Jim Kelly battling cancer, family by his side in New York City hospital

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Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is once again battling cancer and his family is by his side as he receives treatment in a New York City hospital.

Jim Kelly’s wife Jill shared a photo of the couple’s daughter Erin and Jim on her Facebook page on March 25. The photo shows Erin Kelly curled up in her father’s hospital bed and they are both asleep. Jill Kelly posted: “This. Is. Greater. Than. The. Cancer. And this gift from God; a love that knows no measure…it will prevail. Because GOD IS LOVE! Please keep praying. Please!”

In addition to the photo of Erin and Jim Kelly and requests for prayers, Jill Kelly also posted a verse from the Bible, Hebrews 13:6 which reads, “The Lord is my helper. I will not be afraid.”

Jill Kelly let Buffalo Bills fans know that her husband’s oral cancer has returned and it is aggressive and has spread. The Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback is expected to undergo surgery. According to Jill Kelly the surgery was supposed to be done on Tuesday, March 25 but was rescheduled to Thursday.

Buffalo Bills fans and the entire Western New York community are praying for Jim Kelly’s complete recovery. On the heels of the news that Jim Kelly’s cancer has returned, Buffalo Bill’s fans are in mourning today after the loss of Bills owner Ralph Wilson, 95, yesterday.

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