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Thursday, September 13, 2012


Poem by Charles Frederickson
Graphic by Saknarin Chinayote

The Libyan Ambassador, Ali Suleiman Aujali, . . .  gave a heartfelt tribute to U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, whom he called his dear friend, killed in Benghazi on Tuesday. "I must tell you . . . that Chris is a hero," said Aujali. "He loves Benghazi, he loves the people, he talks to them, he eats with them, and he [was] committed - and unfortunately lost his life because of this commitment." ABC News

Sunny California positive energy disposition
Catalyst of hopeful democratic change
Role-model’s heroic enduring living legacy
Prince Valiant accomplishments never forgotten

Once slipped into rebel stronghold
Benghazi aboard Greek cargo ship
Amid crackle of gunfire supporting
Revolution to overthrow Moammar Gadhafi

Risked his life to stop
Tyrant from destroying we-evil homelessland
Eloquent multilingual free speech advocate
Giving voice to future generations

Chris loved the Libyan people
Was passionately loved in return
Died doing what he earnestly
Believed in – righting uncivil wrongs

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