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Ryujin

Legend
David Onley, former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and advocate for the rights of the disabled, has died at the age of 72. He is likely best known for his stint as a broadcaster at CITY-TV and CP-24 News in Toronto. He changed the face of Canadian broadcasting by being the first visibly disabled anchor of a national news channel. Having fought Polio as a child he was confined to an electric wheelchair, which he made sure was visible whenever he was on camera.

 







Eyes of Nine

Everything's Fine
Bruce Gowers, who directed the video for "Bohemian Rhapsody, died Sunday. He was 82.
Had to watch the video. There's a whole bit where John Deacon is just standing there hitting single notes on the bass while Freddie is singing and playing on the piano. As an aspiring bass player, I love it.

 

GrayLinnorm

Explorer
Tap dancer Arthur Duncan died January 4. He was 97.

Duncan was a regular on The Betty White Show, making him the first black regular on a TV variety show. White resisted efforts by viewers to get him fired.
 








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