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Old 11 January 2014, 12:52 PM
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Default Former Israeli Prime Minister Sharon dead at 85

Ariel Sharon, whose half century as a military and political leader in Israel was marked with victories and controversies, died Saturday after eight years in a coma, Israeli Army Radio reported. Sharon was 85.
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Old 11 January 2014, 12:58 PM
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I feel bad because I didn't realize until the news started talking about him going downhill that he was still alive. Though in a sense I'm not sure you can call what he was doing living. I'm glad his long ordeal is finally over.
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Old 11 January 2014, 08:24 PM
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I'm glad I'm not the only one who did not know he had been in a coma all this time. I don't know why this was something that I hadn't been aware of - I'm usually pretty good about keeping up with international news. I blame the Internet.
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