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News Wed Oct 12 2011

Bruno Battling Brain Cancer

Pasquale "Pat" Bruno, recently ousted dining critic at the Sun-Times, revealed in the Washington Post that he has brain cancer -- and also that at 77, he's considerably older than the 68 typically given as his age.

Bruno notes in the article that the cancer, glioblastoma multiforme, could possibly have been contracted from a food-borne virus, which would be an unfortunate irony.

 

LaShawn Williams / October 13, 2011 9:25 PM

Goodness... An "unfortunate irony," indeed!!

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