Roger Ebert Dies Following “Leave Of Presence” AnnouncementBy: Chris Crum - April 4, 2013
Roger Ebert, probably the most well known film critic there is, has died at the age of 70 after a long battle with cancer.
At this point in my life, in addition to writing about movies, I may write about what it’s like to cope with health challenges and the limitations they can force upon you. It really stinks that the cancer has returned and that I have spent too many days in the hospital. So on bad days I may write about the vulnerability that accompanies illness. On good days, I may wax ecstatic about a movie so good it transports me beyond illness.
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