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Old 03-18-2009, 07:08 PM   #1
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Actress Natasha Richardson has Died

Actress Natasha Richardson has died - Celebrities- msnbc.com

MONTREAL - Actress Natasha Richardson, daughter of Vanessa Redgrave and wife of actor Liam Neeson, has died. Richardson was 45.

She was in a skiing accident that they didn't think was at all serious at the time it happened.

It's really sad, she was only 45 and has two teenage sons.


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Old 03-18-2009, 07:12 PM   #2
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I heard this morning on the radio, as I was driving, that she'd sustained a serious head injury from the skiing accident. Guess it was very serious. My heart goes out to her family.

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Old 03-18-2009, 07:17 PM   #3
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In reading the account of the accident she was walking and talking after a fall and the resort didn't think it was serious but then she complained of a headache. Such an apparent innocuous incident that turned out to be incredibly serious. I feel bad for her sons and husband.

I really liked her in The Parent Trap. She came off as such a personable person in interviews too.
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Old 03-18-2009, 08:13 PM   #4
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I have been following the story since it happened. I don't want to believe it actually. She was a great actress.
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Old 03-19-2009, 10:24 AM   #5
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Very sad ....
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Old 03-19-2009, 10:44 AM   #6
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This is why you should ALWAYS get checked out by a doctor after a head injury, no matter how you feel. (And wear helmets.)

She broke an artery in her head, but felt fine.. an hour later she was essentially "walking dead".

What a terrible tragedy!
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Old 03-19-2009, 11:31 AM   #7
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I am also very sad to hear this. She was part of a great acting family that has provided us with a wealth of meaningful entertainment. And, it was probably preventable, if she had received immediate medical attention. GF is so right. Never underestimate a head injury.
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Old 03-19-2009, 11:40 AM   #8
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I saw this this morning as I was running around the bedroom trying to get ready for work. I kept looking at the TV and said...naw...not her...I'll check it out when I get to work. How terribly sad.

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Old 03-19-2009, 02:45 PM   #9
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It is very sad. I feel so bad for her family.
Here is an interesting article I came across
Could a Helmet Have Saved Natasha Richardson? - TIME
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Old 03-19-2009, 03:04 PM   #10
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I'm sure a helmet could have helped her and as she was taking a class, they should have insisted she wear one like they do the little kids I see taking classes now a days. Sadly it takes incidents like this to wake people up about helmet and safety.

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