Relay torchbearer living with rare cancer
On the surface, Steve Baukol appears to be a normal, healthy middle-aged man approaching his 50th birthday (it’s in October).
No one would guess from looking at him that he has been living with cancer for nearly two years now. But the Detroit Lakes man received that dreaded diagnosis on Sept. 9, 2011.
It was on that day that Baukol was told he had multiple myeloma, a rare form of blood cancer that is treatable, but not curable — at least not at the present time.
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