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franklin county times

Fighting back against lupus

By Staff
LIVING WITH LUPUS Meridian's Pat Cole talks about her 14 year battle with lupus. She's endured skin rashes and hip replacements due to the disease. Photo by Kyle Carter / The Meridian Star.
By Steve Gillespie / staff writer
July 6, 2003
Vera Walker Nickelberry was at her first husband's side when he was diagnosed with lupus in 1990 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center.