The Simpsons Creator, Sam Simon, is dying with cancer but decides
to give $ 100 million to…
Sam Simon is the
co-creator of the Simpsons, a very popular cartoon. Two years ago, in 2912, he was diagnosed with terminal colon
cancer, and was given three to six months to live. He has managed to live longer than that, but now be is
terminally ill. Sam Simon is 59; he would still have years left to live and make people happy if it was not this
terrible disease. But after all, we’re born, live and die; this is life.
creator has spent the last few months making his last wishes, and generously spent his last days. He told the
NBC reporter, Maria Shriver, on Monday that he would give his entire fortune, estimated at more than 100 million
USD dollars, to charity.
Sam Simon has chosen to give the $ 100 million fortune to the
foundation that bears his name, the Simpsons, which provides
foods to families in need and
guide dogs for veterans. He has worked
in the past with the founder of PETA, Ingrid
Newkirk, who is also animal rights activist and author. Now he is
dying he decides to donate most of his funds to animal welfare organizations. The
courageous Sam told Maria Shriver
on NBC News that he was happier than ever. "I ended up
being surrounded by people that love me, and
care about me and would do
anything for me. It's a good
feeling. That’s called happiness."
For most cancer patients, fighting the disease in terminal
stage is the most painful moment of their life. But courageous Sam sees it in a different way.
He continued to talk by considering his cancer as 'the most
amazing experience of my life.” Somehow, during the interview, he also commented
“cancer is a horrible disease.
I fight against it. It's a long
journey, it's a fight, it's difficult.
But if you want a pub and pick up girls, cancer is the best thing
in the world. "
Sam Simon is 59 and
unmarried; he has no children. He has plenty of reasons to help all organizations he wants.
For several years he helped both abandoned dogs and soldiers suffering from
post-traumatic stress. It seems to have had passion doing it. "My
passion for animals and against
the abuse they suffer come
from the fact that these creatures who
think and feel emotions cannot speak to defend themselves. I think it is my
responsibility to speak on their behalf."
Even in his last
days he continues doing what he loves doing. That’s called passion! “Sam Simon may be gone,
but I really hope the Simpsons continue bringing joy in the heart of the world”, one fan said.