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Why Wilder Didn't Want Anyone to Know He Had Alzheimer's

'He simply couldn't bear the idea of one less smile in the world'

(Newser) - Willy Wonka, Blazing Saddles, and Young Frankenstein clips are all over social media to honor Gene Wilder, who died of Alzheimer's complications Monday at the age of 83, as are the deeper reads and looks back on Wilder's life. Some notable picks:
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