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hermetic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-18-11 08:03 AM
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Václav Havel, dead at 75
Source: Globe and Mail

Václav Havel, the dissident playwright who wove theatre into politics to peacefully bring down communism in Czechoslovakia and become a hero of the epic struggle that ended the Cold War, has died. He was 75.

Mr. Havel died Sunday morning at his weekend house in the northern Czech Republic, his assistant Sabina Tancecova said.



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hermetic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-18-11 08:06 AM
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1. One of a kind, that's for sure
"An avowed peacenik whose heroes included rockers such as Frank Zappa, he never quite shed his flower-child past and often signed his name with a small heart as a flourish."
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Vidar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-18-11 04:52 PM
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2. A true patriot, wonderful poet & courageous man of peace, he will be sorely missed
I hope Gandhi and your other peers are there to greet you on the other sid.
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countryjake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-20-11 02:53 PM
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3. kickety!
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