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    John McCain Discontinues Treatment for Brain Cancer, Dies at Age 81

    Washington (CNN)Sen. John McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer last year, has made the decision to discontinue medical treatment, his family said in a statement on Friday.

    "Last summer, Senator John McCain shared with Americans the news our family already knew: he had been diagnosed with an aggressive glioblastoma, and the prognosis was serious. In the year since, John has surpassed expectations for his survival. But the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict. With his usual strength of will, he has now chosen to discontinue medical treatment," the family of the Arizona Republican said in a statement.

    McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, is a key voice in the Republican Party and an icon of the Senate.

    The statement went on to say, "Our family is immensely grateful for the support and kindness of all his caregivers over the last year, and for the continuing outpouring of concern and affection from John's many friends and associates, and the many thousands of people who are keeping him in their prayers. God bless and thank you all."
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    Truly sorry for your loss. Deepest condolences to you and your family.

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    John McCain Discontinues Treatment for Brain Cancer, Dies at Age 81

    That's awful, Vodka. For whatever it's worth, you have my deepest condolences to both you and your family.


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    So sad to hear of his passing. We lost one of the last great politicians who was actually for the people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vodka Drunkenski View Post
    RIP

    Just lost my dad to cancer last week, fuck that disease
    Sorry to hear this

    My condolences.

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    Sorry to hear about McCain and your father, VD. RIP

    Doesn’t seem like it’s something that should be effecting today’s world, and wouldn’t be if we put our resources to good use.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vodka Drunkenski View Post
    RIP

    Just lost my dad to cancer last week, fuck that disease
    Really sorry to see this, cancer has taken so many from my family over the years it's sickening. None of them smokers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsrangers View Post
    Really sorry to see this, cancer has taken so many from my family over the years it's sickening. None of them smokers.
    Same here. I’ve been blessed that I’ve lost very few people around me, but those I have, were usually to cancer, and none were smokers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by josh View Post
    Same here. I’ve been blessed that I’ve lost very few people around me, but those I have, were usually to cancer, and none were smokers.
    Exactly the same for me haven't lost many (there aren't many to lose) but almost all have been to this f*#$king disease.

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    We finally laid him to rest today. He passed away while in Croatia and it took almost 2 weeks to get him back here. The last two weeks have been an absolute roller coaster emotionally dealing with getting him back. Today was the toughest day of my life.
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    Tough to hear. I can only imagine how difficult it must have been. Times like these we hold loved ones a little closer and a little tighter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vodka Drunkenski View Post
    We finally laid him to rest today. He passed away while in Croatia and it took almost 2 weeks to get him back here. The last two weeks have been an absolute roller coaster emotionally dealing with getting him back. Today was the toughest day of my life.
    Terribly sorry to hear that brother.
    Condolences to you and your family


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    Quote Originally Posted by Vodka Drunkenski View Post
    We finally laid him to rest today. He passed away while in Croatia and it took almost 2 weeks to get him back here. The last two weeks have been an absolute roller coaster emotionally dealing with getting him back. Today was the toughest day of my life.
    RIP to your father. No one should have to go through the time when they lose a loved one. RIP to a great man, maverick and War Hero, Sen. John McCain. May they be granted eternal rest

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsrangers View Post
    Really sorry to see this, cancer has taken so many from my family over the years it's sickening. None of them smokers.
    A major cause of cancer is our diet....processed foods, GMO's, refined sugars, etc.....

    Vodka, my condolences to you and your family,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vodka Drunkenski View Post
    RIP

    Just lost my dad to cancer last week, fuck that disease
    my condolences, man

    lost my dad in January. first few months are going to be tough

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