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RIP Bernie Mac

I knew he was sick, but this saddens me. Rest in Peace, Bernie Mac. A funny, funny man.

From the Chicago Tribune:

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.