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Krauthammer will be missed

Dr. Charles Krauthammer, arguably the most brilliant and influential conservative mind in America today, is dying of terminal cancer. He is a syndicated columnist, and his columns appeared in thousands of papers across America, including this one until his mysterious disappearance about a year ago.

This morning he announced he had a cancerous tumor removed last year, and after suffering from serious recovery issues the cancer has returned and is very aggressive. He has been dealt a tough hand his entire life, suffering a broken neck in a diving accident while in college that left him with no use of his legs and very little use of his arms. You would never know it from his attitude during his life, and his farewell message was positive and upbeat as well.

Unlike many pundits on both sides of the political spectrum, Dr. K was always honest, sincere, gracious and in many circumstances quite humorous. Whether people agreed or disagreed with him, everyone respected him. He will be greatly missed, and it is unlikely we will see another with his talent any time soon. Dr. K., I salute you!

Hal Dixon

Spokane



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