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Offline Lumičre

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Re: Heath Ledger Tributes and Obituaries...
« Reply #30 on: January 24, 2008, 07:27:08 pm »
Apparently, Daniel Day Lewis was on the Oprah Winfrey show today and got very emotional talking about Heath. Here's a link:

http://www.tmz.com/2008/01/24/sorry-oprah-i-want-to-talk-about-heath/

Disclaimer: I haven't watched the video myself because my computer is acting up, but the message I got from yb said it was worth a look.

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Such a heartfelt message.
Thanks for the link Leslie.


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Re: Heath Ledger Tributes and Obituaries...
« Reply #31 on: January 24, 2008, 11:21:54 pm »
 
Here is a lovely tribute article in today's L.A. Times, focusing on Heath's portrayals of masculinity:

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/la-et-heath24jan24,0,7037712.story

(cross posted in News Stories)
“Mr. Coyote always gets me good, boy,”  Ellery said, winking.  “Almost forgot what life was like before I got me my own personal coyote.”


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Re: Heath Ledger Tributes and Obituaries...
« Reply #32 on: January 25, 2008, 12:20:04 am »
From Celebrity Baby Blog:

A look back on Heath Ledger as a father

http://www.celebrity-babies.com/2008/01/tribute-to-cele.html#more


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Re: Heath Ledger Tributes and Obituaries...
« Reply #33 on: January 25, 2008, 12:51:44 am »
Warner Bros. tribute to Heath on The Dark Knight website:

(Click on the bat)

http://thedarkknight.warnerbros.com/

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Re: Heath Ledger Tributes and Obituaries...
« Reply #34 on: January 25, 2008, 01:18:47 am »
The Huffington Post:

Reporting on the Dead
by Star Jones

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/star-jones/reporting-on-the-dead_b_83142.html

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Re: Heath Ledger Tributes and Obituaries...
« Reply #35 on: January 25, 2008, 11:26:25 am »
From: People

Tributes

Heath Ledger's Family Pours Out Grief

By Mike Fleeman

Originally posted Thursday January 24, 2008 09:30 PM EST





Heath Ledger's family members bared their grief in an Australian newspaper, writing of the heart-wrenching loss of the Hollywood actor – who to them was always a brother or a son.

In one of several messages in the death notices section of the West Australian on Friday, his mother Sally wrote:

Our darling boy, special in so many ways to all of us. You knew you were so loved. You lived life with courage and daring and we are so grateful for the wonderful times we shared. We will be there for Matilda.

His older sister Kate, who called her brother by the pet name "Roast," wrote:

I can hardly breathe when I try to write this. We were the ultimate in soul mates. I feel both my heart and life have been torn apart. I loved our special talks, our daily chats from where ever you were in the world.

I especially loved all the precious time we spent together. We were so fortunate to have you as long as we did. You were so many things to so many people, but to me you were just my little brother.

There will never, ever be another "Heath" and I think that in itself is the greatest tragedy.

I will continue to talk with you everyday and love you just as if you were here. You will never leave my thoughts "Roast", ever.


A Message from His Father

His father Kim, who called his son by the nicknames "Heatho" and "Beef," writes:

My beautiful boy, so loving, so talented, so independent, so caring, so young . . . no more chess games mate . . . this is it, couldn't beat you anyway!

My body aches for the sound of your voice, our chats, our laughs and our life and times together.

Your truly varied artistic skills, insatiable desire to improve and eclectic abilities set you apart from any other person on the planet . . . it had only just started for you ... and for us to further enjoy. We were one, in soul and commitment. Just . . . Father and Son. I will love you forever, Dad.


His Entire Family Writes

And a note signed by his entire family read:

How do we describe our sudden and tragic loss? ... You were the most amazing individual "old soul" in a young man's body.

You so loved us, as we dearly loved you. As a close knit and very private family unit we have observed you so determined yet quietly travelling in your self-styled path in life, nothing would get in your way ... no mountain too tall, no river too wide.

You dreamed your dreams and lived them with passion and intelligent commitment. We have been privileged to accompany you on a ride through life that has simply been amazing and through it all, we have loved each other beyond imagination.

Your true legacy lives on in beautiful little Matilda, who will always remain in the greatest of care. Our hearts are broken.
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Re: Heath Ledger Tributes and Obituaries...
« Reply #36 on: January 25, 2008, 11:55:26 am »
Oh God, those words from Heath's family are so beautiful, I'm crying at my desk at work...  :'( I especially feel for Kate. Losing a brother like that, I can only begin to imagine this, because the thought of the possibility of losing my sister crosses my mind all the time since she was diagnosed with cancer, and the feelings she expresses in those words ring so true.

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Re: Heath Ledger Tributes and Obituaries...
« Reply #37 on: January 25, 2008, 12:10:30 pm »
Oh God, those words from Heath's family are so beautiful, I'm crying at my desk at work...  :'( I especially feel for Kate. Losing a brother like that, I can only begin to imagine this, because the thought of the possibility of losing my sister crosses my mind all the time since she was diagnosed with cancer, and the feelings she expresses in those words ring so true.

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Re: Heath Ledger Tributes and Obituaries...
« Reply #38 on: January 25, 2008, 01:16:29 pm »
From Celebrity Baby Blog:
A look back on Heath Ledger as a father
http://www.celebrity-babies.com/2008/01/tribute-to-cele.html#more



Cheers for that Fran.

I love that picture.
And you can see just how much she looks like him in that pic... :)


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Re: Heath Ledger Tributes and Obituaries...
« Reply #39 on: January 25, 2008, 01:20:30 pm »
A Soulful Talent:  Cherishing Heath Ledger

by Kim Morgan of MSN Movies

http://movies.msn.com/movies/article.aspx?news=294218
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