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Esquire’s Moving Portrait of Roger Ebert

Roger and Chaz Ebert

Roger and Chaz Ebert

In his dreams, his voice has never left. In his dreams, he can get out everything he didn’t get out during his waking hours: the thoughts that get trapped in paperless corners, the jokes he wanted to tell, the nuanced stories he can’t quite relate. In his dreams, he yells and chatters and whispers and exclaims. In his dreams, he’s never had cancer. In his dreams, he is whole.

—-Chris Jones writing in current Esquire

This is must reading. A powerful and beautifully written portrait of Roger Ebert who will be attending our 2010 Conference on World Affairs, this April 5-9, during his usual movie interruptus. With a little help from Chaz Ebert and Jim Emerson.
Read more: http://www.esquire.com/features/roger-ebert-0310-4#ixzz0fiwZQkZL

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