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Old March 31st, 2010, 05:45 PM   #91

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Poor Elvis became a victim of his great success.
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Old April 1st, 2010, 07:22 PM   #92

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Winston Churchill was severely depressed throughout most of his adult life. He self-medicated with alcohol, which peobably exacerbated the problem.

Vivien Leigh had several mental and physical break-downs during her life, was confined to a hospital for long portions of her adult-hood, and died from recurring tuberculosis at 53.

Abbie Hoffman had severe bipolar disorder, which I imagined influenced his suicide.
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Poor Elvis became a victim of his great success.
That's right tjadams, humanity has a big problem with beauty.... they simply can not take it ..... beauty has to be destroyed ..... why oh why has to be like that?

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Old April 2nd, 2010, 08:05 PM   #94

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Theodore Roosevelt was unhealthy, asthmatic and considered as a weakling as a kid but decided, at some point, to adopt a variety of vigorous activities in order to build his health.
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