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DeepModem Mom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 12:28 PM
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After 3-Month Absence, Ebert Returns to Sun-Times w/review of "The Queen"
Editor&Publisher: After 3-Month Absence, Ebert Returns to 'Sun-Times'
By E&P Staff
Published: October 12, 2006

CHICAGO - Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert returned to the pages of the Chicago Sun-Times Thursday for the first time since surgery for recurring salivary cancer in June.

In a letter to readers, Ebert thanked his family, friends and physicians, as well as the many people who sent letters, flowers, prayers and other gestures of encouragement.

Ebert said his first review since June will appear Friday, when he writes about the movie "The Queen." Ebert said he viewed the film on DVD from his bed in his ongoing rehab.

"And now I am at the famous Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago -- learning to walk again!" he wrote. "My muscles were atrophied by the weeks of inactivity, and I became a rehabilitation candidate. It's been quite an adventure, made easier by the tireless good cheer and expertise of Dr. Jim Sliwa and his RIC team."

Ebert had expected a speedy recovery when he went into surgery last June, but he said he had several episodes of sudden and serious bleeding....

http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/news/article_di...
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NYCGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 12:31 PM
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1. Great to see him writing again. He's the finest film critic we have.
:applause:
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GreenTea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 12:44 PM
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2. A great writer, funny, the best critic and a true liberal! I missed him...
Edited on Thu Oct-12-06 12:48 PM by GreenTea
so insightful, so happy he's back.

Cheers to you Roger! No one else even close!
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LTR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 01:05 PM
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3. That's terrific news!
Glad to see him getting back on his feet!

He is the best film critic in the country, and I missed not seeing his reviews this summer.
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