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Posted by admin | Posted in Dufour Not Darfur, Dufour? Dotell!, sport celebrities, sports | Posted on 29-06-2006


The Hill’s Jeff Dufour has former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Richard Myers recalling this moment with Chicago Bears great Gayle Sayers, who was on a USO tour in Vietnam …

… as their plane was catapulted off an aircraft carrier in rough seas.

Sayers, clearly nervous about the whole thing, looked to Myers for reassurance, which he gave despite his own nerves. “Not that I knew it was OK,” Myers explained. “I just didn’t want him to die all tensed up.”

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