There are few things that unite the online community more resolutely than the death of a beloved celebrity and creator. Today, the world learned of the passing of horror icon, George A Romero, and the reaction was immediate. Countless fans of Romero's work took to Twitter to express their thoughts, feelings, and memories regarding the passing of one of the fathers of horror.
Among those who have expressed their love for Romero's creations are many who credit the filmmaker with inspiring their own work in the genre.
Here are just a few of those responses.
Did Romero's life and work have an effect on your own life? Share your remembrances in the comments.