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Paul Hunter - Died!!!

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Janbo25 · 10/10/2006 07:54

I have just woke to this terrible news Paul Hunter has died at just 27!! leaving behind his wife and 21 month old daughter!! he was suffering from neuro-endocrine tumours which he was diagnosed with in April 2005 and despite his 18 month battle he fight unfortunately came to an end last night!!
I am so sad....

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TheUnholyTrinity · 10/10/2006 07:59

who's paul hunter?

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mumatuks · 10/10/2006 08:00

That's what I was just about to ask!

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southeastastralplain · 10/10/2006 08:03

he was a snooker champion it's v sad

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Callisto · 10/10/2006 08:03

Who?

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southeastastralplain · 10/10/2006 08:05

Paul Hunter

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Janbo25 · 10/10/2006 08:10

he was as good as Ronnie O'Sullivan and much better looking!

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mumatuks · 10/10/2006 08:12

Thanks for the link, I'm not a snooker fan so I didn't know. It is very sad he was so young and had a young family.

Howewver I do know Kirkwood Hospice as that's where my mum died. The careers there were angels on earth. Not like some people may imagine hospices to be.

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Pinkchampagne · 10/10/2006 08:14

How very sad.

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jessicaandrebeccasmummy · 10/10/2006 08:26

Gutted. He was fab. Feel for his family and friends right now.

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Furball · 10/10/2006 08:56

I had no idea he was ill until I saw the news this morning. Very sad

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Furball · 10/10/2006 08:58

He has a wife and a daughter who will be one in december

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noddyholder · 10/10/2006 08:58

he was gorgeous

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dejags · 10/10/2006 09:02

oh how terrible.

his poor wife and daughter

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AnAngelWithin · 10/10/2006 09:07

oh no. im gutted. i remember seeing him play a while ago and he had no shoes on because his feet hurt so much. i really feel sorry for his family. Such a shame and a waste of young life and talent.

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Janbo25 · 10/10/2006 09:15

His poor family thats all i can think about his darling daughter who won't know much about her father it is so upsetting!!

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aDadOnMumsnet · 10/10/2006 09:23

Yeah I heard this in the night and was really sad.

There's another thread on here at the moment about who really has it all, well, this guy did until cancer came along: a really talented and successful player, seemed like a lovely guy according to fellow players and in interviews, happily married, only 27, recently became a father, and to top it all good looking.

He carried on playing throughout his chemo, and could not produce the level he used to be at, but never complained and seemed so brave.

So yep, it's really cruel and sad.

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AnAngelWithin · 10/10/2006 09:54

Their little girls first christmas will be full of sorrow because she won't have her daddy there with her to celebrate.

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zephyrcat · 10/10/2006 09:59

Oh no To be honest I thought he had gotten through this. I knew he hadn't been playing but the last times we did see him playing I thought he was back after getting better. Poor lad and his poor family

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GhoulsToo · 10/10/2006 10:04

that's tragic.

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CheesyFeetcomingtoGETyou · 10/10/2006 10:18

Its so sad. Paul Hunter was a great player and by all accounts a really nice bloke. I remember he played at the World Championships last year and as soon as he was knocked out he went off to have another round of chemo.

His poor wife and daughter.

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Dottydot · 10/10/2006 11:26

OMG - he was brilliant. I love snooker and knew he was ill, but hadn't heard he'd died. So sad.

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SamhainWitch · 10/10/2006 14:29

Only just seen this. Gutted

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desperateSCOUSEwife · 10/10/2006 14:32

very

he was deffo a brave man
feel for his family at this sad time

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