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Founder of Body Shop is Dead

10 Sep

roddick.jpgDame Anita Roddick, 64 died today of a massive brain haemorrage surrounded by family. 

According to BBC report, “Anita Roddick was admitted to St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester, close to her home, yesterday evening when she collapsed after complaining of a sudden headache.

“Mrs Roddick was admitted to the hospital’s intensive care unit and her husband Gordon and two daughters, Sam and Justine, were with her when she died.”

‘Own mortality’

Dame Anita revealed she was suffering from cirrhosis of the liver after contracting Hepatitis C from blood given during the birth of her youngest daughter, Sam.

She said she had unknowingly lived with “this silent killer” for three decades and only found out about it two years ago after a blood test.

“What I can say is that having Hep C means that I live with a sharp sense of my own mortality, which in many ways makes life more vivid and immediate,” Dame Anita said.

   Daughter of Italian immigrants she introduced cruelty free cosmetics to the world and was listed as the most successful businesswoman in Britain.

   The world is a better place for her being in it.

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