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Tuesday, February 16, 2010 

"We must try to contribute joy to the world"

Whether or not you always agree with him, whether or not you read him, hell, whether or not you like movies; if you write or enjoy criticism, you owe a Roger Ebert respect if nothing else. Until I read this great and unsettling (photo-wise) essay on his life post surgery (by which I mean post-food, post-drink, post-talking), I had no idea his health had taken such a downturn. Let's appreciate him while he's still around, okay?

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