"To my friends,
My work is done
George Eastman - Inventor of Kodak
On March 14th 1932, 'the father of photography' left this simple note after having committed suicide with a single gunshot to the heart.
Earlier in the evening Eastman had hosted his nearest and dearest to witness the updating of his will and upon them leaving he took out a fresh piece of paper and left the simple note.
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