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Jim Slotek: Hagman and Bendes

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , on July 27, 2012 by segarini

Seeing 80-year-old Larry Hagman still acting evil on the rebooted version of Dallas reminds me that just because Death’s door is open, doesn’t mean one need enter just yet. Hagman is battling cancer these days, 17 years after the hard-drinking, colorful character underwent a liver transplant to stave off another bout of certain death. His continued existence also reminds me of one of the single weirdest celebrity experiences of my life.

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