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Obituary: Joseph Marie Albert Lange, AIDS researcher, died on July 17th, aged 59 aboard flight MH17
It is not true martyrdom to be killed in the crossfire of someone else’s war. But Joep Lange should still be seen as a martyr, for he would not have died when he did had he not been pursuing a war of his own—a war far deadlier than the skirmishing in eastern Ukraine which brought down the aircraft in which he was flying
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Harry Potter’s later years. See the full set here http://imgur.com/a/IV1uz
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(H/T to Paul Ruta!)
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July 23, 1885: 18th President, Ulysses S. Grant, Dies at Age 63
On this day in 1885, 18th President of the United States and Civil War hero, Ulysses S. Grant, died at Mount McGregor, New York, at the age of 63 from throat cancer.
Grant served in the Mexican-American War and was a Union general in the Civil War before serving two terms as president.  Shortly before his death, he finished writing two memoirs  with the help of his publisher, Mark Twain.
 Check out these pro- and anti-Grant political cartoons from American Experience’s “Ulysses S. Grant.” 
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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