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This time, it's Barbara Morrison's turn for a favor
This time, it's Barbara Morrison's turn for a favor

Sitting in the hall that she operates in Leimert Park on a recent afternoon, Barbara Morrison is uncharacteristically sedentary. She recently lost a leg to diabetes. While she speaks with customary grace and cheer, the jazz vocalist is in a period of adjustment. "The doctor said they needed to remove my leg to save my life," she relates matter-of-factly. "Thankfully, it doesn't affect my singing at all." Morrison, who turns 62 on Saturday, is soon to be fitted for a prosthetic leg. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Barbara Morrison: A Sept. 10 Calendar section article about singer Barbara Morrison said that Morrison moved to Los Angeles in 1973. She arrived in...

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