“You Have Given Me More Strength Than I Thought I Had,” Jennings Tells Friends

By Brian 

In a private e-mail on Friday, ABC’s Peter Jennings told his close friends and colleagues that their messages of support “made me cry, in the very best sense — which out of a slight sense of embarrassment, I immediately blamed on the steroids.”

(“A steroid called dexamethasone is often administered to cancer patients to reduce the side effects of chemo,” the New York Post explains.)

Jennings also wrote: “You have given me more strength than I thought I had. I write as I begin chemotherapy because I want you to know that — and to say thank you.” More…