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Column: ‘I lost 65 pounds. … I had to learn how to get the muscles working in my fingers.’ COVID-19 victim also survived 9/11 and cancer.

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Chris Ward gathers his sons, from left, Duncan, 6, Quinn, 11, and Cooper, 9, for a photograph with his wife, Kate, on the front porch of his Glen Ellyn home on March 24, 2021. Ward, a survivor of the Sept. 11 attacks at the World Trade Center, who developed a form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, tested positive for COVID-19 in late November and spent nearly four months in a hospital and rehabilitation facility. (John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune)

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