Roger Ebert Succumbs to Cancer at Age 70


roger-ebert 360xx272-229-45-59In honor of the late, great, Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert, who died this morning at the age of 70 following a decade-long bout with dueling cancers of the thyroid and salivary gland, we momentarily break from the news of real estate to offer readers this, our favorite of his wonderful essays about living in Chicago as a writer, alongside Mike Royko, Studs Terkel and others.

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The Chicago Sun-Times, where Mr. Ebert wrote his award-winning column for 46 years, published this obituary earlier today.