Surviving and thriving after cancer, author shares story

Being diagnosed with cancer can be one of the most difficult moments of your life.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - James Petzing was a restaurant owner in Douglas, and is now a professional poker player in Vegas. He is also a cancer survivor and author.

Petzing has published a book called "From Feeding Tube to Final Table: A Cancer Survivor's Story". You can buy it online here. The book is composed of journal entries Petzing made during his time battling cancer.

He is now cancer free and is signing copies of his book Tuesday in Douglas. He will be reading passages and answering questions starting at 6:30 p.m. at The Kirby.

If you want to know more about Petzig and his journey, you can follow this link to his blog.

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