Bernie Mac dies at 50 years old (Aug. 9, 2008)

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This just in from the Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO, IL – Comedian and Chicago native Bernie Mac died early Saturday morning from complications due to pneumonia, his publicist confirmed.

Mac, 50, had been hospitalized for about a week at Northwestern Hospital, according to his spokeswoman. A few years ago, Mac disclosed that he suffered from sarcoidosis, a rare autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in tissue, most often in the lungs.

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RIP, Bernie

So terrible to hear this. RIP, Bernie.

He was born in Chicago on Oct. 5, 1957.

Here’s our Aug. 4, 2008 post about Mac being hospitalized for pnemonia.

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this and issac hays is

this and issac hays is a tragedy

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