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Disability Advocate Quentin Kenihan Dies at 43

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Australian disability advocate and Quentin Kenihan has died at the age of 43 on Saturday, according to ABC News. Kenihan’s cause of death has yet to be released, though initial reports cite breathing difficulties. In addition to his disability advocacy, Kenihan was an actor who most recently acted in “Mad Max: Fury Road.” 

Kenihan was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic disorder that causes bones to break easily. It’s commonly referred to as brittle bone disease.

He was running for city council in Adelaide, Australia, and his name will stay on the ballot. The city is planning to add an inclusive playground in Adelaide, which was a project Kenihan advocated for.

Fans and friends reacted to his death on Twitter and shared condolences.

Originally published: October 8, 2018
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