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Way too soon. Incredible how much he managed to achieve while battling his own body.

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The outpouring of grief, shock and anger all across every corner of the net is a testament to just how many people he touched in such a short amount of time.

 

RIP Mr. Boseman. You were taken far too soon and in far too cruel a way. :( 

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2020 is hard. 

 

I was shocked to the core when I read this headline. This is devastating.

 

WAKANDA FOREVER 

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1 hour ago, TwoMisfits said:

I cannot believe I now know 2 folks who have died from colon cancer at 43 in the last year...

 

May he rest in peace.

My aunt died from colon cancer last year

 

rip king

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We’re gonna show 42 on the Zoom Showing tomorrow as a Memorial for those who are also in shock and want somewhere to share in their grief. 3PM EST. 

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We all need to be more responsible on social media. 

 

This is heart breaking. 

 

 

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Oh god I still cannot process this. It’s just so sudden, I had no idea he was battling cancer and that it was this bad. 
 

The world has lost a talented actor who could have achieved so much more. I hope his family and fans find peace. 😔

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Man, 2020 has just been something else. Chadwick Boseman had the strength that so few do, to film all those movies and do so many great things while battling cancer, he is a legend. This really drives home the point that sometimes we really don't know what other people are going through, what trauma or other issues they're dealing with; really puts things into perspective. With all the hate and anger being spread around these days we gotta remember to spread some love around too, it means a lot to people more than you know. 

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Holy shit at the Chadwick Boseman news. Like just about everyone else, I had no idea. RIP.

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Probably the most shocking death of an actor since Anton Yelchin's. Just like we many other shocking young actor deaths, we lost him way too soon and there was clearly a lot of great performances in him (like his Da 5 Bloods performance) that I'm sad we'll never get to see. RIP 

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The piece by Alan Silvestri for Endgame titled 'The Real Hero' may have been written as a tribute to another Marvel superhero, but in light of today's news it takes on a new meaning. Chadwick Boseman blessed us with lots of good work, and he truly deserved to bless us with much more. He exuded so much warmth and charisma in film as well as in interviews and other promotional events. His fearlessness as an actor manifested in numerous ways, from portraying icons like Jackie Robinson and James Brown to carrying the weight of playing the first black MCU lead superhero in a highly anticipated comic-book adaptation. 

However, my admiration for him has gone up yet another level after reading about his battle with colon cancer. To endure the physical and mental challenges which come with these high-profile movies while struggling with this illness is the mark of a real hero. It's a sign of his humility that he kept his health issues quiet from the public as he helped to break new ground in Hollywood with the role of T'Challa, simultaneously taking time out to visit patients in St. Jude's Children's Hospital on numerous occasions.

A King on and off-screen.

 

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