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June 08, 2018

Grim Tidings: Now Anthony Bourdain Commits Suicide; Charles Krauthammer Reveals He Has Only Weeks to Live

Demons.

Anthony Bourdain, the gifted chef, storyteller and writer who took TV viewers around the world to explore culture, cuisine and the human condition for nearly two decades, has died. He was 61.

CNN confirmed Bourdain's death on Friday and said the cause of death was suicide.

Charlie Martin writes thoughtfully and maybe helpfully about suicide. Maybe those feeling these sorts of feelings should read him.

Meanwhile, Charles Krauthammer confronts his coming demise.

[I]t in an eloquent, yet unblinking letter to co-workers, friends and Fox News Channel viewers, Krauthammer disclosed that he has just weeks to live.

"I have been uncharacteristically silent these past ten months," the letter began. "I had thought that silence would soon be coming to an end, but I'm afraid I must tell you now that fate has decided on a different course for me."

...

"However, recent tests have revealed that the cancer has returned," Krauthammer wrote. "There was no sign of it as recently as a month ago, which means it is aggressive and spreading rapidly. My doctors tell me their best estimate is that I have only a few weeks left to live. This is the final verdict. My fight is over."



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