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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-58957273

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Tributes are being paid to former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, who has died of Covid-19 complications aged 84.

The former top military officer died on Monday morning, his family said. He was fully vaccinated.

Powell became the first African-American secretary of state in 2001 under Republican President George W Bush.

He also sparked controversy for helping garner support for the Iraq War.

"We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great American," the family said in a statement, thanking the staff at the Walter Reid Medical Center "for their caring treatment".
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Re: Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies of Covid complications
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2021, 01:35:18 PM »
Condolences to his family. That's the BEST I can say.
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Re: Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies of Covid complications
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2021, 03:59:03 PM »
RIP.

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Re: Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies of Covid complications
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2021, 04:44:41 PM »
I thank him immensely for his Service.

Too bad it got all squishy toward the end.  -Like 'wtf' swamp-squishy.

Last I seen him on video, he was MC-ing some weird Philippine-immigrant karaoke event in Australia last year.  Utterly cringeworthy.   
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