Another one of my teen idols has left this world. It’s not a huge shock, as I know he has had substance abuse problems…but I feel like a teeny piece of me, my past…my youth…has died. He was my first celebrity crush. He is the reason I bought a bazillion issues of Bop and Big Bopper magazines. And watched Lost Boys and License to Drive, over and over and over again.

RIP, Corey.

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