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Facebook group pays tribute to Breaking Bad's Walter White in Albuquerque newspaper

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SPOILER ALERT: If you haven't watched the Breaking Bad finale, well, what's wrong with you? But one fan club was so distraught over the death of Bryan Cranston's Walter White, they bought ad space in the Albuquerque Journal to say goodbye -- with Walter White's obituary.

“I’ve been a humongous Breaking Bad fan since the beginning,” Los Lunas, N.M., resident David Layman told the Journal. “I was actually in the pilot, and putting the obit in the paper was fitting, because the series was based in Albuquerque and it provides some of us some closure.”

Layman and other members of the Facebook group "Unofficial Breaking Bad Fan Tour" bought the ad, which ran on Page A4 of the Friday Journal. The group has already been attacked for ruining the ending for people who haven't reached the end of the show yet, but hey, maybe you shouldbe bingewatching a little faster.

The text of the obit reads:

WHITE, WALTER

aka "Heisenberg," 52, of Albuquerque, died Sunday after a long battle with lung cancer, and a gunshot wound. A co-founder of Gray Matter, White was a research chemist who taught high school chemistry, and later founded a meth manufacturing empire. He is survived by his wife, Skyler Lambert; son Walter "Flynn" Jr.; and daughter Holly. A private memorial was held by his family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a drug abuse prevention charity of your choice. He will be greatly missed.

[Last modified: Friday, October 4, 2013 3:11pm]

    

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