Colin Powell Dies from COVID Complications (RIP)

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Colin Powell, the retired four-star general who was the first African American to serve as Secretary of State, died from COVID-related complications on Monday. He was 84 years old.

“We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather, grandfather and a great American,” said Gen. Powell’s family in a brief statement, noting that he was fully vaccinated.

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