Patrick Swayze passed away today of pancreatic cancer at the young age of 57.
My friend's mother died of pancreatic cancer years ago. It is a merciless disease, which usually leaves its victims with little time to live. Swayze fought the disease for over a year and a half. We females of (ahem) a certain age remember Swayze best as the sexy, slightly sleazy Johnny Castle of Dirty Dancing fame. He wore tight leather pants, had a working class accent, and danced like an angel. Baby wasn't the only one who got swept off her feet.
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