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Charlie Wilson Died

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  1. CharlestonG26

    CharlestonG26

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    Charlie Wilson, the former US congressman famous for funding Afghanistan's mujahidin fighters in their war against the Soviet Union, has died at the age of 76.
    Hospital officials in Texas said Wilson died after suffering a heart attack on Wednesday.

    RIP Charlie.
     
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    I would imagine that his early lifestyle did not do him any favours in regards to heart health. RIP
     

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    crazymoose Nonentity

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    Guy had a hell of a run. Too bad to see him go, though.
     
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    RIP

    I never met, but I have a feeling he was a hell of a guy.
     
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    faawrenchbndr CLM

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    Charlie gave 'em hell for many years. Amazing life he led, a true Patriot!
    Rest peacefully Sir!
     
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    Unfortunately the war that he supported against the Soviets also helped train what is now known as al Qaeda.
     
  7. Joshhtn

    Joshhtn The eBay Guy Silver Member

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    RIP Charlie. :sadangel:


    A great man.