Friday, December 14, 2007

Distressing News

Fans of Terry Pratchett know him as a pointedly funny writer who is truly prolific. Now he's facing a challenge that few will face, a rare form of early-onset Alzheimer's. His message to fans shows that his humor is still intact. It ends:
PS I would just like to draw attention to everyone reading the above that
this should be interpreted as 'I am not dead'. I will, of course, be dead
at some future point, as will everybody else. For me, this maybe further
off than you think - it's too soon to tell.I know it's a very human thing to say
"Is there anything I can do", but in this case I would only entertain offers from
very high-end experts in brain chemistry.

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