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SpongeBob SquarePants Creator Stephen Hillenburg Dead at 57

Stephen Hillenburg, creator of the Nickelodeon cartoon series SpongeBob SquarePants, died on Monday night. He was 57.

Last year, Hillenburg revealed he had been diagnosed with ALS. In a statement, Nickelodeon wrote the following:
“We are incredibly saddened by the news that Steve Hillenburg has passed away following a battle with ALS.