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Old 10 March 2014, 05:29 AM
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Military Bill 'Wild Bill' Guarnere, of 'Band of Brothers' fame, dies at 90

William "Wild Bill" Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died. He was 90.
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Old 10 March 2014, 05:34 AM
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The actor that played SSgt Guarnere in the mini-series, Frank John Hughes, put out a nice tribute to him on Twitter.

I'm finding it hard to feel bad, knowing that he lived for years and was able to see what he was fighting for. End of mission.
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Old 10 March 2014, 05:31 PM
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As much as I admire his wartime service, I am equally impressed by how active he remained for the rest of his life. He lost a leg, and prosthetics then are not what they are now - he must have endured decades of ill-fitting, uncomfortable false legs or crutches. Yet, in all of the interviews I have seen, he never seemed bitter, and always seemed happy and optimistic.

I am not sure I would be able to have such a good attitude, if I had lost a leg when I was that young.
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