Long time journalist in the state of Minnesota Boyd Huppert has announced that he has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a relatively uncommon blood, and bone marrow cancer.
Huppert, 59 and a journalist for KARE 11, is best known for his “Land of 10,000 Stories” segment, focusing on telling Minnesotans’ stories. In one of his last segments, however, he shared his own story.
To talk about his diagnosis and battle with cancer, Hupert joined News Talk 830 WCCO’s Jordana Green.
Huppert was diagnosed a little over a month ago, and he shared that one of the reasons he wanted to talk about it publicly was to bring awareness.
“I decided I wanted to talk about this publicly just to remind people to pay attention to what their body is telling them,” Huppert said.
After feeling fatigued, having bloody noses, and hemorrhaging behind his eyes, Huppert knew he needed to see …