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Gary Coleman, dead at 42.

  1. May 28, 2010 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    As Mickey Rooney said, life's too short.
     
  4. May 28, 2010 #3

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    I was so sad to hear this. Gary used to live near me and was part of our merry crew back in the old days. He was a sweet guy.
     
  5. May 28, 2010 #4

    Ivan Seeking

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    Merry crew? Did you work with Robinhood? :biggrin:

    What was this? Do you mean that you were friends as kids? Whatcha talkin bout Willis?
     
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  6. May 28, 2010 #5
    Is it related to his short stature? Was he actually a dwarf or just very very short?
     
  7. May 28, 2010 #6
    I thought Gary Coleman was Webster for a very long time. I was too young for Different Strokes. Coleman wasn't a dwarf, he had some kidney problem apparently. I don't know what was wrong with Emmanuel Lewis.
     
  8. May 28, 2010 #7

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    Coleman had lifelong medical problems related to a kidney problem.

    http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/05/28/coleman.kidney.troubles/?hpt=Sbin
    Human blood is essentially toxic to brain cells. Brain hemorrhages cause brain damage via cell necrosis.

    I remember hearing about his medical problems back in the 80's.
     
  9. May 28, 2010 #8
    People die.
     
  10. May 29, 2010 #9

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    This was back in the mid-90s. We used to visit the same watering hole. (Not that Gary drank, he always had to watch out for his health).
     
  11. May 29, 2010 #10
    So what type of jokes did he tell?
     
  12. May 29, 2010 #11
    Poor guy, didn't he have a terrible battle with his parents over his money?
     
  13. May 29, 2010 #12

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    It mainly causes swelling of the brain (cerebral edema) with devastating results: intracranial hemorrhages have a high morbidity and mortality rate.
     
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