George McGovern admitted to hospice
October 15th, 2012
09:50 PM ET
9 years ago

George McGovern admitted to hospice

(CNN) - Former presidential nominee and Sen. George McGovern has been admitted to a hospice in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a spokeswoman for the facility said Monday.

"The family of Sen. McGovern wishes to extend their gratitude and appreciation for the many prayers and well wishes and requests complete privacy at this time," said Lindsey Meyers, spokeswoman for Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center.


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soundoff (6 Responses)
  1. My Panties and Your Panties

    I salute Senator George McGovern. He is a Nice Old White Guy.

    October 15, 2012 10:05 pm at 10:05 pm |
  2. dufflerpud

    Can you imagine what life would have been like if the country had voted for him instead of Nixon? Perhaps the whole ethos of hating the government might be completely different!

    I wish him well.

    October 15, 2012 10:06 pm at 10:06 pm |
  3. Larry L

    Thanks to a fine man – a true American and a person dedicated to peace.

    October 15, 2012 10:31 pm at 10:31 pm |
  4. Thomas

    A honest and great man.

    Imagen !

    No Nixon

    October 16, 2012 12:41 am at 12:41 am |
  5. Mark Woodward

    Godspeed Senator!

    October 16, 2012 01:08 am at 1:08 am |
  6. GI Joe

    Thank you for your service, sir, and my family will miss you. It's a shame we don't have more like you today.

    October 16, 2012 07:15 am at 7:15 am |