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Roger Ebert’s Triumphant Attitude Toward Life Itself

September 8, 2011

Roger Ebert, photographed for a 2010 Esquire magazine profile

On June 16, 2006, renowned film critic Roger Ebert underwent surgery for cancer. A section of his jaw bone was removed, which disfigured him and rendered him unable to speak. Instead of retiring and withdrawing from public life, Ebert joyously forged full speed ahead with his life and career. Not only is he continuing to review movies, he’s written a new memoir entitled Life Itself.

Says Ebert: “I will look the way I (more…)