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Tough Time For Gordie

from Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun via the Edmonton Sun,
Speaking passionately about old friends like Bernie Geoffrion, Red Storey and Maurice Richard, the voice of one of the toughest players ever to play the game trails off as emotion wins over the moment. "My wife...," starts Gordie Howe, dabbing his left eye as he struggles to regain his composure, "is making me soft." After leaning on his bride of 52 years for endless strength and guidance, Howe now finds himself virtually without his most trusted winger.

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