Ralph Peterson: The Tough Road To Immortality

Ralph Peterson is a fighter. In September, the drummer, bandleader and educator — who since the 1990s has overcome cocaine addiction, diabetes, morbid obesity, Bell’s palsy and two bouts of cancer — learned that he needed some supplemental chemotherapy for his most recent cancer battle. His response to the news that morning was to hit…
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