Leonard Nimoy a man who was made famous for his role as Mr. Spock on the Television show Star Trek has died at the age of 83. Nimoy had suffered from Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) due to his habit of smoking. Once he learned of the diagnosis of COPD, he tweeted the following:
I quit smoking 30 yrs ago. Not soon enough. I have COPD. Grandpa says, quit now!! LLAP
— Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) January 30, 2014
His last twitter post was this:
A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP
— Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) February 23, 2015
To make it all too real.
Do as Mr. Spock says, and quit smoking. Even better, don’t start.