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Roger Ebert In Esquire


I read a great story about Roger Ebert last night on the Esquire website. It’s an article written by Chris Jones, and it’s one of the better pieces I’ve read in quite a while, partially because I’ve been a long time reader of Roger’s film reviews. Many people probably aren’t aware of this, but Roger had a run in with cancer a few years ago, and ultimately lost not only his lower jaw in the process, but also his ability to speak. There’s a great quote in the article from Roger Ebert (I believe it actually came from his blog), talking about how he feels about death: I know it is coming, and I do not fear it, because I believe there is nothing on the other side of death to fear. I hope to be spared as much pain as possible on the approach path. I was perfectly content […]