Following Leonard Cohen on Facebook made it feel like he was your family

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I didn’t know Leonard Cohen – of course I didn’t. But his loss is profound to me, as it is for so many, because I felt like I did.

His music affected into me so throughly that I couldn’t imagine a dark moment where his words, whether I wanted company or not, reminded me I wasn’t alone. 

And then he became an unlikely public figure that I felt like I got to know through his Facebook page. I don’t know how much Cohen himself (or his family) had to do with it, but the page’s updates felt like the sort of thing you’d get from a relative.  Read more…

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