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So many men dying young

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BrentCross Tue 26-Jan-16 18:52:23

Bowie, Glenn Frey, Alan Rickman, now Colin Vearncombe. In my own circle 3 died in the last year 1 suicide 1 car crash 1 cancer. Sad. If I ever meet a nice kind man I will worry about him dying on me like DF aged 57. They think they are so strong but they burn out so soon.sad

Bloodyex Tue 26-Jan-16 18:56:35

Sorry for your losses, but bowie, frey and rickman weren't particularly young?

BrentCross Tue 26-Jan-16 19:17:21

Well 69 looks good vs 57 but I suppose relative to what life expectancy is. You just don't know do you?

TheGirlWhoWasntThere Tue 26-Jan-16 20:02:34

I am sad about them all passing but am especially upset about Colin's death.
I grew up with his beautiful music and still love it today. He had the most beautiful voice.
I had the great pleasure of seeing him live in concert twice, coincidentally both times i was pregnant with my children. I got to meet him afterwards and he was a lovely, charming and incredibly warm man.
His death is such a tragedy.
My thoughts go out to his family.

pocketsaviour Tue 26-Jan-16 21:45:18

Hadn't heard about Colin Vearncombe. Oh shit. That album got me through some really really terrible times as a kid. sad

Helmetbymidnight Tue 26-Jan-16 21:53:57

It's so sad when people die, especially our heroes.

But 'so many men dying young'? Men in their late 60s? Really?

LindyHemming Tue 26-Jan-16 22:15:46

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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