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‘Pet Pals,’ ‘Great Day TV’ Host Patty Spitler Opens Up About Autoimmune Disease

October 21, 2022

Patty Spitler is an Indiana TV icon, a former longtime news anchor, the host of “Pet Pals” and “Great Day TV,” and a member of the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame. But what’s happening away from the camera is just as riveting. I first told you about Patty and her breast cancer battle in March. To this day, she remains cancer-free. But, sometimes life hits us hard in many ways, and Patty is no exception. Once again, she welcomed News 8 into her home to share her latest health struggle with an autoimmune disorder, hyper-photosensitivity.