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Mira Furlan.

Being involved with Babylon 5 seems to have been very unhealthy.

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Give me ears, so I hear
Give me love, so I know what love is
Give me freedom to think, to believe
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4 hours ago, majestic said:

Mira Furlan.

Being involved with Babylon 5 seems to have been very unhealthy.

 

The causes of Furlan’s death were not made public, but Babylon 5 creator Straczynski hinted that the actress was sick for some time. In the Twitter post with which her death was announced, we read the touching words of Mira Furlan: “I look at the stars. It is a clear night and the Milky Way seems so close. That’s where I’ll go soon. ‘We are all star stuff,’ suddenly I remember Delenn’s line from Joe’s script. Not a bad prospect. I’m not afraid. In the meantime, let me close my eyes and feel the beauty around me. And take a breath under the dark sky full of stars. Breathe in. Exhale. That’s all”.

 

 

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7 hours ago, majestic said:

Mira Furlan.

Being involved with Babylon 5 seems to have been very unhealthy.

Apparently from complications with West Nile Virus - https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-55763658

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1 hour ago, Gfted1 said:

Larry King

Yeah, very sad. I just saw this and was going to make the same post

He was a legend and he did more than 50k interviews. Larry King  RIP 

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John Milton 

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” -  George Bernard Shaw

"What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead" - Nelson Mandela

 

 

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14 hours ago, Gfted1 said:

Dang that was fast!

I hadn't heard whe he first announced he had cancer that it was stage 4 lung cancer. Apparently at that point it was super aggressive. 

In other news. Hal Holbook passed away.

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https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/feb/02/captain-sir-tom-moore-dies-at-100-after-testing-positive-for-covid

 

Captain Tom....an amazing man, a great and patriotic career and a true friend to the UK NHS where at the age of 99 he was still raising money for them 

RIP Captain Tom

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"Abashed the devil stood and felt how awful goodness is and saw Virtue in her shape how lovely: and pined his loss”

John Milton 

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” -  George Bernard Shaw

"What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead" - Nelson Mandela

 

 

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Slipping while climbing up to get a better look at the full moon? I've never heard of this lady, but as a fellow moon-and-stargazer myself, that is just the worst way to go, :(.

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...but Sean Connery is still alive somewhere, right? Right?

Sigh.  RIP's all around.

“Things are as they are. Looking out into the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.” – Alan Watts
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