Former NFL football coach Buddy Ryan was interviewed following a doctors appointment at the Kentucky Clinic at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., Monday, September 26, 2011. Ryan recently had cancer surgery at UK Good Samaritan and was returning today to the Kentucky Clinic for a follow-up visit with his surgeon, Dr. Joseph Valentino. Charles Bertram | Staff
Former NFL football coach Buddy Ryan was interviewed following a doctors appointment at the Kentucky Clinic at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., Monday, September 26, 2011. Ryan recently had cancer surgery at UK Good Samaritan and was returning today to the Kentucky Clinic for a follow-up visit with his surgeon, Dr. Joseph Valentino. Charles Bertram | Staff
Former NFL football coach Buddy Ryan was interviewed following a doctors appointment at the Kentucky Clinic at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., Monday, September 26, 2011. Ryan recently had cancer surgery at UK Good Samaritan and was returning today to the Kentucky Clinic for a follow-up visit with his surgeon, Dr. Joseph Valentino. Charles Bertram | Staff

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