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Fri Oct 19, 2012, 10:58 AM

R.I.P. Lincoln Alexander.

http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1274101--lincoln-alexander-dies-at-90





Alexander, Canada’s first black MP and cabinet minister, was lieutenant governor from 1985 to 1991.

Lincoln Alexander had tears in his eyes, touched by the emotional farewell, the kind words and the two standing ovations.

“I feel so sad at this particular time,” he said in his Zeus-like baritone.

That day marked an end for the man who commanded one and all to “call me Linc.”

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