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Old 05-21-2019, 11:10 AM
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https://edition.cnn.com/2019/05/21/s...ntl/index.html

Brave and still very present. He will be missed.
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Was sad to hear of his passing. He was a giant amongst giants.
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thanks for sharing the video

What a remarkable guy.
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Didn't know much about him until I saw Ron Howard's movie years ago. I love this scene with him in Italy. Most of it's probably made up but who cares? Still a great scene.

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Didn't know much about him until I saw Ron Howard's movie years ago. I love this scene with him in Italy. Most of it's probably made up but who cares? Still a great scene.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Kl0UBS4ZaM
I've never seen that, love it! Thanks for sharing.
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