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The Tragically Hip announced the sad news Wednesday that its frontman, Gord Downie, has passed away from terminal brain cancer. He was 53.
Downie had been battling the disease since December of 2015.
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The band released a statement on its website early Wednesday morning.
Statement – pic.twitter.com/3quqCF4zah
— Gord Downie (@gorddownie) October 18, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends at this difficult time.
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