“I am deeply shocked and disgusted by the video of John Galliano’s comments that surfaced today. In light of this video, and as an individual who is proud to be Jewish, I will not be associated with Mr. Galliano in any way. I hope at the very least, these terrible comments remind us to reflect and act upon combating these still-existing prejudices that are the opposite of all that is beautiful.” Natalie Portman
Read full article: http://runway.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/28/natalie-portman-condemns-galliano/?hp
"He lived a long and rich life as a true American patriot," said Sen. Joe Manchin, "and I hope that his family's loss is lightened with the knowledge that he was loved and will be missed by so many."
I came across an article about the Frank Buckles titled Buckles, last WWI doughboy, dies at 110 in W.Va.
Click here to read about a man who lied about his age to be able to enlist in the army and served his nation with pride. - A pity we don't have more of those like him around.