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Billy Graham, America's pastor, has died
Cathy Lynn Grossman, Feb. 21, 2018

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Rev. Billy Graham died at the age of 99. He was known for his charisma, but said "I despise all this attention on me...I'm not trying to bring people to myself, but I know that God has sent me out as a warrior." USA TODAY

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Stephen Hawking, Theoretical Physicist and Author, Dies at 76
Erin Nyren
March 13, 2018 9:03PM PDT

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Stephen Hawking, the legendary theoretical physicist and author of “A Brief History of Time,” has died at age 76.

A family spokesman confirmed the news to the BBC.

Hawking was one of the most notable and well-known scientists of the past century, responsible for numerous advances in the fields of cosmology and physics.

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Fox News Pundit Charles Krauthammer Dead At 68
The conservative Washington Post columnist and Fox News pundit had cancer.
By Lydia O’Connor, 06/21/2018 06:10 pm ET

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Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Charles Krauthammer has died, The Washington Post confirmed Thursday. He was 68.

The announcement came nearly two weeks after the columnist and Fox News personality revealed in a Washington Post column that he only had weeks left to live. For most of the last year, he wrote, he’d been recovering from surgery to remove a cancerous tumor in his abdomen. Though the procedure was initially thought to be successful, the cancer returned and began spreading rapidly.

“This is the final verdict,” he wrote. “My fight is over.”

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I was impressed with Krauthhammers intellect... his wit.. his sense of humor. Like many I was unaware of his physical handicap initially, but when I found out it made his performance even more impressive, if anything. And having learned that he was almost totally paralyzed, I was further impressed with the fact that he strived to do so much himself, rather than rely on assistants. He even drove himself from place to place. :)

Having said all that... I think he "lost the plot" somewhat when it came to TRUMP... which put me off him a bit from the time of the Primary campaigns and run for President. Still..... even though I disagree with him on Trump I still found his opinions on most things to be well argued.

Sad to see him go :(

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