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Ted Poe on Fight Against Leukemia: Attitude as Important as Treatment

Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 14, 2016.
Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., September 14, 2016.

"I feel real good," says U.S. Rep. Ted Poe, who was diagnosed with leukemia this summer. He talked with the Tribune about his battle and the support system he has enjoyed over the last couple of months. "I was overwhelmed" by the support," he said, "and humbled by it all because so many people reached out.”