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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Take a guess!

Take a guess!

>> 1. Ed McMahon died last week. He was a great entertainer, but prior to
>> his
>> stage accomplishments he was a distinguished Marine Corps fighter pilot
>> in
>> WWII earning six Air Medals and attaining the rank of Colonel. He was
>> discharged in 1946 and was later promoted to the rank of Brigadier
>> General
>> in the CA Air National Guard.
>> 2. Farrah Fawcett died last week after a long career in Hollywood as an
>> actress. After she was diagnosed with cancer, she became an activist for
>> cancer treatment and devoted her last remaining years encouraging people
>> to
>> seek treatment. She documented her plight on film and used it to
>> encourage
>> others to stay positive and upbeat despite their diagnosis and suffering.
>> 3. Michael Jackson died last week. He was perhaps one of the greatest
>> singers of modern time. He will also be remembered for his eccentric
>> lifestyle that included sleeping with a chimpanzee, living in a
>> carnival-like atmosphere at Neverland, his fascination with Peter Pan,
>> and
>> his numerous masks and costumes. He also admitted to finding pleasure
>> sleeping with young boys and paying out millions of dollars in
>> settlements
>> to the families of these boys despite being acquitted by a court on one
>> allegation of sexual molestation.
>> QUESTION 1- Which of the above did the House of Representatives declare a
>> moment of silence for? (Hint - It wasn't the first two.)
>> QUESTION 2- Which of the above's family received a personal note of
>> condolence from President Obama? (Hint - It wasn't the first two.)
>> Was this a great country or what!!

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