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Jeff Bridges Says He Was at 'Death's Door' While Battling Both Cancer & COVID-19

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Jeff Bridges is sharing new details about his recent health battles. In October 2020, the 72-year-old Oscar-winning actor revealed that he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma.

As he underwent treatment and learned from doctors that the chemotherapy was working, Jeff tested positive for COVID-19 in early 2021, before vaccines became available. Click inside to read more… “The chemo wipes out your immune system and when COVID hit me, I had nothing to fight it,” Jeff told E!

News. “I was just really at death’s door a couple of times there.” During his health battles – which resulted in him being in the hospital for more than four months – Jeff questioned if he would ever be able to work again, and feared that he wouldn’t be able to walk daughter Haley, 36, down the aisle at her wedding. “I remember the doctors saying to me, ‘Jeff, you gotta fight,’” Jeff recalled. “I had no idea what they were talking about.

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