When Jim Becker claims the Green Bay Packers saved his life, don't dismiss him as some fanatic whose priorities are hopelessly out of whack.
The man means exactly what he says. What's more, he's probably correct with his bold claim.
Becker, a life-long Racine resident who is a top-10 finalist for the Packers Fan Hall of Fame, is afflicted with a condition known as hemochromatosis, which was diagnosed in 1975. Hemochromatosis, a condition in which excessive amounts of iron are retained in the blood, claimed the life of his father, Carl, at the age of 43 in 1950...read more
Posted on Sat, December 26, 2009
by Gerry Koenig