Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs takes a leave of absence


January 14, 2009: Steve Jobs’ cancer worsens to the point that he takes a medical leave from Apple. He is reluctant to take the time off. When he does, he keeps quiet about exactly how unwell he actually is. He calls “the curiosity over my personal health” a distraction caused by prying bloggers and reporters. […]

(via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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