Chef, Storyteller and TV Icon Anthony Bourdain Has Died at 61

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Anthony Bourdain was one of the world's most celebrated food writers and TV personalities. Getty Images

Anthony Bourdain, a masterful storyteller who dealt with mental health issues but still pushed through to become an acclaimed chef, writer and host of numerous travel shows, has died at age 61. He reportedly took his own life in a hotel room in Strasbourg, France.

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