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    India - How bad can it get?

    ADMINS *crickets*
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    Gunther Von Hagens

    Goddammit. ADMINS FFS!
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    Female 'Firsts'

    So many obits proclaim 'she was the first woman to (insert accomplishment)', that these neophyte ladies deserve their own place in DL. (African Americans sans 'americans' will be getting one too, probably by week's end.) So with that.... Sunset “Sunny” Hale, the first woman in polo history to win the U.S. Open in a male-dominated sport, died Sunday night in Norman, Okla. Hale, 48, died due to complications from cancer. The world’s greatest women’s polo player founded the Women’s Championship Tournament (WCT) that opened the door and broke down barriers for other girls and women to pursue their passion. She helped revive the U.S. Women’s Open in 2011. SC
  4. Let's lump all these folks into one thread. Not all of them are past NFL players, though a chunk of them are (Steve Gleason, Tim Shaw, OJ Brigance, etc). Lest we forget the Pete Frates of the world, Jason Becker or even Stephen Hawking (though he's covered plenty elsewhere), or the late Sam Shepard. Not every affliction needs it's own thread, but this one is pretty well-defined and the progression easy enough to follow. And with that, a Tim Shaw update. He looks good enough, not even in a wheelchair at this point, so I think we can give him a pass to 2019 before we need to check in on him. SC
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    Hollywood Possibilities

    Robert Downey Jr. was joined by several of his Marvel pals in paying tribute to Jimmy Rich, RDJ's personal assistant who died unexpectedly in a tragic accident. On Wednesday evening, Rich was in a fatal car accident, though additional details are currently unknown. Upon seeing his dead assistant, Downey, Jr said, “well isn’t that Rich.” SC
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    Ironic Deaths

    One of my little sister’s best friends (about 10 years old at the time) was walking to Catechism and when crossing the main road to get to church she dropped her Catechism book in the road, turned to get it, and was run over and killed. @Grim Up North I chalk this up to something along the lines of your grandfather. More questions than answers. SC
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    Ideas and Possibilities for 2022

    Aaron Neville posts this odd message. Someone wind up the Al Jarreau Retirement Death Clock, please.
  8. Our Admins allow him to exist. Blame lies where it does.
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    Businesspeople, Investors, Ceos

    James Edmund Tyler, a former executive with BFGoodrich, Eldorado Tires and Hercules Tire & Rubber Co., has died. He was 85. SC
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    Life In Prison

    He was a good kid but threw his life into the toilet.
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    The Fringes Of Fame/family Of The Famous

    I didn't have her in any pools (I hardly play in any), but I pat meself on the back for discovering her and bringing her here to DL. SC
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    What Are You Listening To Right Now?

    A slight departure from Rammstein .... cette chanson pour Mme Bou.
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    The World of the Snowflake

    AMEN! ‘Woke Bullshit’ catch phrase of 2021. https://loudwire.com/glenn-danzig-punk-explosion-wouldnt-happen-today-woke-bullshit/
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    Olivia Newton-John

    Outlives her nurse FFS. Olivia Newton-John is mourning the loss of her cancer nurse. The Grease star, 72, shared the sad news that Emma Cohen — a nurse at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre — died earlier this month. SC
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    Oldest Living State Leaders DP

    I thought something happened with this thread all lit up. Bastard.
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    Academic Footnotes

    Matthew Walker III, who developed and taught Vanderbilt University’s innovative biomedical engineering design curriculum, died unexpectedly on April 24. He was 56 years old. Walker joined the faculty in 2011 and held dual appointments as professor of the practice of biomedical engineering in the School of Engineering and professor of radiology and radiological sciences in the School of Medicine. He also was associate director of the Medical Innovators Development Program. SC
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    Animal Antics

    Reggie the Campus Corgi swam in the Pacific Ocean, hiked through Zion National Park and flew on airplanes across the country. There was no place he was happier, though, than walking through the University of Michigan campus to brighten the days of students and staff alike, Reggie’s owner Michael P. Sola said. The red-and-white Pembroke Welsh corgi, whose presence as a greeter on the UM campus and in downtown Ann Arbor made him a minor celebrity, died unexpectedly on Dec. 20, 2020, at the age of 10. Sola confirmed Reggie’s passing on his Facebook page last week.
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    The Dead of 2021

    He’s up Schmitt’s Creek
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    Dead Pop Stars

    Wasn’t this posted a couple days ago
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    The Dead of 2021

    Isn’t there a thread for Oscar discussion? Since half of not 70% of those who were in the montage died in 2020, said discussion here is beyond misplaced. SC
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    American Football Players

    Raider Nation is in mourning today following the passing of legendary Raiders safety Mike Davis. He was 65 years old and had been undergoing a battle with cancer. Mike Davis would win two Super Bowls, 1980 and 1983. He would play eight total seasons for the Raiders and one with the Chargers before retiring after the 1987 season. Davis finished his NFL career with 11 interceptions, 12 fumble recoveries and 11.0 sacks. SC
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    The Dead of 2021

    I'm guessing because you didn't post it in the Opera thread. That's OK, I took care of it without considering someone posted it here. *insert Judge Judy here*
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    Didn't Wake Up This Morning...

    Denny Freeman, the Graceful Guitarist Who Made Everyone Sound Better, Has Died: Masterful player had a foundational presence on Austin music - Music - The Austin Chronicle
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    The celebrated German opera singer, Christa Ludwig, has died at the age of 93. The mezzo-soprano, who was born in Berlin, died at her home near the Austrian capital, Vienna, on Saturday, her family confirmed. Ludwig made her debut in Frankfurt aged 18 just after the end of World War Two. She retired in 1994. SC

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