Friday, 29 March 2013

Richard Griffiths

There are many obituaries of a much-loved actor to be found around the Web, but my first reaction to the news that he had died of complications resulting from heart surgery was that he needn't have gone so soon. The strain on his heart, and other afflictions through his life, must have resulted from his obesity which in turn was caused by an unnecessary medical procedure.

As Timothy Noah recounts:

his obesity came about as a result of an ill-considered radiation treatment when he was 8 years old—for being too skinny, of all things

And there is an IT connection.

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