The voice actor behind Star Fox 64’s Peppy, Rick May, has passed away due to COVID-19 at age 79… Altria CEO Howard Willard retires, was recovering from COVID-19

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Former arts teacher and video game voice actor, Rick May, has
passed away due to complications from COVID-19. May was most
known for his role as Peppy Hare in Star Fox 64, and the
infamous “do a barrel roll!” quote.

Altria Group Inc. said Chairman and Chief Executive Howard Willard, who was recovering from COVID-19, is stepping down after 28 years with the com…


“I spent six days on a ventilator with covid-19. It saved me, but my life is not the same.”

I experience breathlessness from even mild exertion. I used
to run marathons; now I can’t walk across a room or up a
flight of stairs without getting winded. I can’t go around
the block for fresh air unless my husband pushes me in a
wheelchair. When I shower, I can’t stand the entire time; I
take breaks from standing to sit down on a plastic stool I
have placed inside my bathtub.

Being on the ventilator for almost a week damaged my vocal
cords, and now my voice is extremely hoarse. My speech
pathologist expressed optimism that the damage is not
permanent. Only time will tell.


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