For further proof that 2020 is indeed the year from HELL, gifted actor and inspirational role model Chadwick Boseman has died at the young age of forty-three.

He took on the roles of true life iconic figures Jackie Robinson, James Brown, and Thurgood Marshall among others, and of course there was his unforgettable portrayal of King T’Challa in Black Panther. Here is his obituary from The New York Times:

He had been privately fighting colon cancer since 2016, yet kept acting which boggles my mind. Below you’ll find a last text message from Chadwick that actor Josh Gad has kindly shared which illustrates what a beautiful soul he was.

And here is a fitting tribute to him from Epic Music VN