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Poker Pros Take To Twitter In Aftermath Of Thuy Doan’s Death


Doyle BrunsonThis week’s Poker Tweets Of The Week focuses on the passing of rising poker star Thuy Doan. Doan was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 and did not stop fighting until the end. She inspired many with her positive attitude and love for life and this was reflected on Twitter this week.

Here is a collection of tweets from poker fans, players, and media:

Doyle Brunson — “Wish I had taken more time to know Thuy Doan better. Everybody has nice things to say about her. That speaks well for such a short life.”

Victor Ramdin — “Rest in peace thuy doan you will be missed.”

Barry Greenstein — “I never found anyone who didn’t like Thuy Doan. She died of cancer today at the age of 25. I wanted her to keep battling even though she told me she only wished for the nightmare to be over.”

Phil Galfond — “Haven’t mentioned @RealThuyDoan’s passing yet because I’m at a loss for words. Today is a very sad day. Rest in peace, Thuy.”

Joe Stapleton — “Apparently Thuy Doan is no longer with us. We’ll miss you, Thuy. We should all strive to be more like you. You are a hero.”

Joseph Xu — “RIP Thuy Doan — universally loved, universally strong.”

Vanessa Selbst — “My heart goes out to @RealThuyDoan’s family. She was a very friendly, smart, and courageous girl and her passing is a tragedy.”

It is obvious that Doan had a remarkable affect on those whose lives she touched and it is important that the spirit in which she lived her life lives on. The poker community has been through a tough time of late but Thuy Doan’s passing reminds us to appreciate all the little important things in life, as she did.