Terminally Ill Man Goes Into Rehab to Kick Painkillers, Die Drug Free

KTLA has been following the journey of a terminally ill cancer patient who was recording his final days in a video blog.

After fulfilling a lifelong dream of appearing on a TV show, John Eggers confessed to KTLA that cancer was not his only battle.

The 48-year-old former attorney admitted he was addicted to painkillers and checked himself into rehab determined to die drug free.

Micah Ohlman reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

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