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Amazing Obit Brings Tears of Laughter

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Good writers write what they know, and Walter George Bruhl Jr. was an expert in himself.

"Walter George Bruhl Jr. of Newark and Dewey Beach DE is a dead person," so says his obituary, written by the man himself.

Good writers write what they know, and Bruhl was an expert in himself, as his hilarious and touching obituary demonstrates.

Lines such as "Walt was preceded in death by his tonsils and adenoids in 1935; a spinal disc in 1974; a large piece of his thyroid gland in 1988; and his prostate on March 27, 2000" populate Bruhl's unique obituary, which really must be read to be believed.

Spend a few minutes getting to know Mr. Bruhl, and raise a glass of your favorite drink in his memory. In lieu of flowers, he asks that you do an unexpected and unsolicited act of kindness in his name.

Passing along this amazing obituary would be a great start.

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