August 7th, 1957 - Oliver Hardy, comedian of Laurel & Hardy, died at 65. He suffered two more strokes in early August 1957, and slipped into a coma from which he never recovered. Oliver Hardy died from cerebral thrombosis on August 7. (More go to: http://www.thefuneralsource.org/deathiversary/august/07.html)
His back screamed in protest at every movement. He felt where the vertebrae of his spine had broken. Blood from his head blinded him. His ribcage was crushed. But someone was touching him, stroking his cheek, muttering words in his native language as a sedative needle pricked his arm. "Rest now. You'll have plenty to cry over when you wake." And Luke slept.
I recall American actress Nichelle Nichols who played Lieutenant Uhura in Star Trek dying in I vividly remember all the facebook posts mourning her passing. In THIS timeline she is still alive (* December 1932 in Robbins, Illinois).
Every single day.Never take a day for granted, never. Watching my grandmother recover from a brain stroke which left her unable to speak.Breaks my heart everyday. Her spirit is strong and she still even now, always has a smile on her face everytime my son and I visit.This quote reminds me of her.