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The patience of Jim

Former Bills QB endured heartbreaking loss and cancer yet says he's blessed

Updated: March 4, 2014, 5:02 PM ET
By Rick Reilly | ESPN.com

Next time you're running about two quarts low on hope, or feel like you're on the wrong end of God's Whac-A-Mole game, think of Jim Kelly and be glad you're not him.

Jim Kelly is sport's Job. If it's raining anywhere, it's raining on Jim Kelly. He's as unlucky as a one-legged dog.

The former Buffalo Bills QB has endured more pain, grief and disappointment than many nations, and it's only getting worse. "Jim has had the highest of highs and the lowest of lows," says his brother ...

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