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RIP Bernie Mac

August 9, 2008

I knew he was sick, but this saddens me.

From the Chicago Tribune:

Comedian and Chicago native Bernie Mac died early Saturday morning from complications due to pneumonia, his publicist confirmed.

Mac, 50, had been hospitalized for about a week at Northwestern Hospital, according to his spokeswoman. A few years ago, Mac disclosed that he suffered from sarcoidosis, a rare autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in tissue, most often in the lungs.

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  1. August 12, 2008 at 11:29 am

    RIP, Bernie. He got some great tributes in the Chicago papers and deservedly so…

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