Adam Cook Passes Away

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Following a decade-long battle with cancer, David Cook's brother, Adam, died yesterday.

The American Idol winner made the difficult announced this morning, prior to the Race for Hope 5K in Washington, D.C.

"I actually lost my brother yesterday to a brain tumor and I couldn't imagine being anywhere else right now," Cook told the crowd at the brain cancer research benefit, at which Cook served as the grand marshal and competitor, as his team had raised more than $40,000.

Adam Cook had battled the disease throughout Cook's American Idol run last year.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to David and his family.


when i heard about the news the first thing that came to my mind is hows their family now???
and when i read david's blogf at myspace i cant help but tears fell in my eyes, his heart warming message touch my heart... im sorry for your loss david my deepst sympathy to you and your family, i will always pray for you and your family


It is a really tough time for cook sorry to hear that! God bless u guys


Jack...Someday that comment will turn around and bite you in the A**! David and family...My thoughts and prayers are with you...


Jack.....sit down and be quiet, please, thankyou.


Well, you know what they say: too many cooks spoil the broth... Jack


In the middle of all this 'stuff'...I wish you and your family only the most heartfelt condolences. There is nothing so heartbreaking as losing someone who loves so unconditionally that the space cannot be filled by anything nor anyone. Time is the only healer, the loving Spirit that has gone will help you though this hardest time of all. God Bless you and all the family.


My heart sank when i saw the headline!
My thoughts and prayers are with David and his family!


OMG poor cook poor family of the cooks he must be very sad awwww R.I.P Adamy!!!!!!


David Cook Biography

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David Cook was crowned the winner of American Idol, season seven. He was favorite throughout the competition, as the rocker was... More »
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David Cook Quotes

I started this season — much to Simon’s chagrin — as the word nerd and I’m absolutely at a loss for words. Thank you guys. This is amazing. Thank you.

David Cook

David Cook: You know, everybody's got an opinion, and tonight was Archuleta's night. I have to concede it: The kid came out all three songs and nailed it. But I walk away from this with my head held high.