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sike
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http://hillmancurtis.com/ :( He wrote the best selling book Flash Web Design book in 2000, though don’t work in Flash a few years later.
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RimmonTrieu
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Great man and great talent, RIP …

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MarcoSecchi
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Sad, sad news. He was of great inspiration :(

marco

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tsafi
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Wow; Hillman was my lecturer for one of my semester when i was a student at School of Visual Art in NYC in 1997.
I think the impact that i have from him is why a left everything and become a full time flasher… he was a true flash master/motion guy back in the old days (old days 10-13 years ago :P ) ,very quiet person, always working as much as he can’t from his home just cos` he whant to be with his family . Man that’s so sad ……

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Bedros
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Sad news.

Rest In Peace.

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Joost
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Man, what a bombshell :( RIP Hillman.

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Devarai
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Really sad. Dead with 51 already? Colon cancer is one of the cancer types that can easily be prevented/healed by regular screening. Here in Germany they have a great campaign going on right now to promote awareness of it.

RIP

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MSFX
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I remember meeting him at FOTB , great guy, sadly missed :(

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pezflash
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The best web designer and creative that merged with the web world.
I remember how i loved and envied all his works when i started.

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