Beloved Canadian Children’s Author Robert Munsch Reveals He Has Dementia

Beloved Canadian Children’s Author Robert Munsch Reveals He Has Dementia

Robert Munsch, the beloved Canadian children’s author, is trending. Robert is responsible for books such as I Love You Forever and The Paper Bag Princess. He sat down with CBC and revealed that he was doing the interview as ‘a last hurrah’, also disclosing that he has dementia. At 76 he says now “I can’t drive, I can’t ride a bicycle, I can’t write. So it’s been really whittling away on who I thought I was.”   On the disease, he says  “If I were God in charge of the world, I would make it illegal. I worry about what I’ll be in a year. Will I be a turnip in a bed in a year?” Despite his diagnosis, Munsch said that the stories he was written are still firmly in his mind, adding “The stories will be the last thing to go, I think.” Read the full interview HERE. 

 

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