How did Bob Marley die?

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Bob Marley died of cancer on May 11, 1981 at the age of 36 in Miami, Florida.
Bob Marley was the world's first reggae superstar. He was part of the Jamaican group The Wailers, along with reggae greats Bunny Livingston and Peter Tosh. In the late 1960s and early '70s Marley, a Rastafarian, gained early attention for writ... More>>
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The reggae singer Robert Nesta Marley (1945-1981)died from cancer. which started in his toe and spread to his lungs and brain. A small section of his toe was removed in the initial
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Robert Nesta Marley died on May 11th, 1981 in Miami, Florida from metastatic skin cancer. Bob was born on February 6th, 1945 in Nine Miles, St. Ann, Jamaica.
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In July 1977, Marley was found to have malignant melanoma in a football (soccer) wound on his right big toe. Marley refused amputation, citing worries that the operation would affect
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toe cancer. Such a bummer. He refused to have the toe cut off in the early stages because he didn't feel like it was okay w/ rasta culture, and then it spread.
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Although doctors could have amputated Marley's foot to prevent the cancer from spreading, Marley's Rastafarian religion forbids amputation. He reportedly received holistic treatment and a skin graft in an attempt to stop the cancer, but it was insufficient to save his life. He was only 36 when he died.

Rumors have circulated that Marley's death was an assassination by the CIA. These theories propose that an agent gave Marley a pair of boots with a hidden source of radioactivity that caused his cancer.

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