This Aug. 12, 2013 photo shows Sam Simon, co-creator of "The Simpsons," at his home in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Simon, 58, was diagnosed with colorectal cancer last November. Having defied that

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This Aug. 12, 2013 photo shows Sam Simon, co-creator of "The Simpsons," at his home in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Simon, 58, was diagnosed with colorectal cancer last November. Having defied that diagnosis' sentence _ three to six months to live _ Simon continues to push ahead, broaching no defeat. (AP Photo/Frazier Moore) less 

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