Lupita Jots The Most Beautiful Tribute To Chadwick Boseman

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“I’m writing these words from a place of hopelessness, to honor a man who had great hope. I am struggling to think and speak about my friend, Chadwick Boseman, in the past tense. It doesn’t make sense. The news of his passing is a punch to my gut every morning. I am aware that we are all mortal, but you come across people in life that possess an immortal energy, that seems like they have existed before, that are exactly where they are supposed to be – here! … that seem ageless … Chadwick was one of those people ” Lupita writes

Below is the screen shots of letter Lupita shared on her facebook :

Image may contain: text that says 'I write these words from a place of hopelessness, to honor a man who had great hope. am struggling to think and speak about my friend, Chadwick Boseman, in the past tense. It doesn't make sense. The news of his passing is a punch to my gut every morning. am aware that we are all mortal, but you come across some people in life that possess an immortal energy, that seem like they have existed before, that are exactly where they are supposed to always be- here!... that seem ageless... Chadwick was one of those people.'
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Image may contain: text that says 'And he used his body in every way he could. He did his own stunts, drummed at his own parties, danced many a night away, mastered martial arts... the list goes on. He loved, honored and respected that body, doing more with it than most. In so doing, he took the risk to be alive, fully alive. So it seems that it was life that gave up on Chadwick long before Chadwick gave up on life...'
Image may contain: text that says 'When I was around Chadwick, I wanted to be better, less petty, more purposeful... He was fueled by love, not fear. He moved quietly, deliberately and without imposing himself or his ideals on others. And yet he also made damn sure that his life meant something. He was unwavering about that. He cared so deeply about humanity, about Black people, about his people. He activated our pride. By pushing through and working with such high purpose in the films he chose to commit to, Chadwick as made the infinite his home.'
Image may contain: text that says 'We are all charged by his work as a result, by his presence in our lives. His power lives on and will reverberate for generations to come. He used his life force to tel meaningful stories. And now we tell his...'
Image may contain: text that says 'Chadwick's death is something that I can neither take in nor take in my stride right now. Perhaps with time... I'm going to take my time... and in his honor, I promise not to waste my time. I hope you will do the same.'
Image may contain: text that says 'My deepest condolences to his family, friends and to his loving wife, Simone, from whom I heard this phrase articulated so resonantly: #TakeYourTimeButDontWasteYourTima'

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