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Another Bea Arthur memory

It was August 2002 and Gen. Bea Arthur of the Southern Somali Command was consolidating her power. She rode into town with her gang of marauders on a hot and hazy afternoon. She saw a man standing on the edge of a bridge, preparing to jump into the ravine below and take his own life.

She approached the man and told him to stop. She offered to show him what his town would have become if he had never lived. She then shot four nearby pedestrians and said "they would be dead, just like this." The man realized how valuable his life was and got off of the bridge.

That's just the kinda person Bea Arthur was.


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