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February 18, 2018

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February 18, 2018

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August 12, 2017
I am just now learning about the life of David Rakoff because This American Life is doing an hour-long program on his life and death. I generally not able to listen to TAL and I am grateful that I am listening to it today.
June 19, 2017
October 31, 2012
I never met David, but I'm reading "Half Empty" in his honour. So proud he's Canadian. A huge loss for our country.
September 2, 2012
I read Don't Get Too Comfortable several years ago. I never knew David, but when I heard he had died, I went on amazon and bought his 2 other books. He wrote that when his therapist died, he grieved for someone who about whom he knew very little. I am a therapist, and I am luckier. I know something of David through his writings. Here I am online again reading about him and seeing him in what are now, timeless, videos. It would be presumptions to say that I "know" David now, but his essays have given me deeper knowledge of myself. I cannot imagine how much those of you who actually knew him in person loved him. Hey......
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