What killed Jim Henson?


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Jim Henson died of toxic shock syndrome at the age of 53 on May 16, 1990
Jim Henson created the lovable Muppets, a troupe of fuzzy, goggle-eyed puppets who starred in TV shows and films beginning in the 1950s. Jim Henson's puppets began appearing on local television in Maryland in 1954, growing slowly in popularity for th... More>>
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There's some really good ones! I suggest you check out Jim Henson: The Works and Of Muppets and Men (this one is a bit harder to find) both by Christopher Finch, and last year Jim
Definitely Kermit.
James Maury "Jim" Henson was an American puppeteer, and was the creator of The Muppets.
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The official cause of Jim Henson's death was first reported as streptococcus pneumonia, a bacterial infection. Bacterial pneumonia is caused by bacteria known as Streptococcus pneumoniae in many occasions. Henson's cause of death, however, was due to organ failure resulting from Streptococcus pyogenes, a severe Group A streptococcal infection. Streptococcus pyogenes is the bacterial species that causes scarlet fever, strep throat and rheumatic fever.
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