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Leonard Nimoy was saying goodbye for months on Twitter

Leonard Nimoy, the beloved actor best known for his role as Spock on Star Trekdied Friday morning at the age of 83.

His Twitter feed suggests that he had been saying goodbye to his fans for months, with sentimental and instructive missives that often ended with the acronym LLAP, which stands for "live long and prosper" — a reference to the show that made him famous.

Sometimes he gave well wishes to others and shared his own poetry:

But perhaps his most meaningful recent tweet, from January, appears to be a reference to the smoking-related chronic obstructive pulmonary disease that would take his life: