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COLIN POWELL

First Black American Secretary of State, COLIN POWELL, (1937-2021) Served in the G. W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, and Jimmy Carter administrations, He said, “Success is the result of hard work…and learning from failure,” His hobby was restoring old cars; hardly knew the meaning of vacations. written January 20, 2022 especially for "A Celebrity Epitaph" Poetry Contest sponsored by Michelle Faulkner

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Date: 1/25/2022 11:11:00 AM
Colin Powell was an amazing man! You picked a great one for this tribute poem.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 1/25/2022 11:35:00 AM
Thanks so much, Linda. I hope others think so. He was an amazing man, a true statesman, indeed.
Date: 1/22/2022 9:57:00 AM
Wonderful tribute to a fine American who understood the value of doing things for the greater good.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 1/22/2022 10:13:00 AM
Absolutely. I so wish he could have become president.
Date: 1/21/2022 9:57:00 AM
Great tribute to a great man, Milt. I believe Colin Powell is among the most commendable and revered persons in modern U.s. history, and I think he deserves to be remembered as such.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 1/21/2022 10:03:00 AM
Thanks, Lasaad. I couldn't agree more!
Date: 1/21/2022 2:06:00 AM
An inspiring man Milton, his hard work certainly paid off. Tom
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 1/21/2022 8:47:00 AM
Indeed, Tom. In my opinion he is one of the most honorable and admired men in recent American history... and that's saying a lot!