Terry Pratchett, one of my favorite authors, has been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimers.

Fortunately he hasn’t yet forgotten his sense of humor (or, well, really anything yet) and said,

I will, of course, be dead at some future point, as will everybody else. For me, this maybe further off than you think.

I know it’s a very human thing to say ‘Is there anything I can do?’ but in this case I would only entertain offers from very high-end experts in brain chemistry.

He says he has a few more books in him, and since he’s all British, maybe they’re making more advances with the stem-cell research there than here. A girl can hope.

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