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Billy Graham in the hospital for respiratory issues

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In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, is interviewed at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File) In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, is interviewed at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -

Rev. Billy Graham is in the hospital in Asheville for respiratory issues for the second time in a month.

WCNC reports that a family spokesperson said the 95-year-old was taken to Mission Hospital on Tuesday for respiratory problems.

"Mr. Graham is in the hospital with a respiratory congestion issue, similar to what he had a few weeks ago," Mark DeMoss, spokesperson for the Graham family told WCNC. "As was the case then, we expect he will be able to return home in a day or two."

In October, Graham went in for a regularly scheduled doctor's visit but spent two nights in the hospital for pulmonary testing. He has been hospitalized for a number of health-related issues in the past few years and now uses a wheelchair.

Graham celebrated his 95th birthday earlier this month with a party at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville.

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