The 73-year-old's longtime manager, Lupe De-Leon, told Reuters that she was taken from her home in Riverside to a nearby hospital earlier this week, because she was having trouble breathing.
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"They took her to the hospital. She was having trouble breathing, so they intubated her. She is on a breathing machine and is resting," De-Leon said on Friday.
The "At Last" singer suffers from leukemia, 마카오 카지노 게임 종류 kidney disease and dementia, but had previously been cared for at her home, according to Reuters. Her live-in doctor said last week that James is now terminally ill.