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  U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood succumbs to cancer
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News DateTuesday, February 13, 2007 07:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionU.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood succumbs to cancer

Tuesday, February 13, 2007, 01:47 PM

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Here’s the press release from his congressional office that just came across:

(Augusta, Georgia) - U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood (R-GA10), 65, passed away this morning at his Augusta home following an extensive battle with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and non-small cell lung cancer. Norwood received a single lung transplant in 2004 as treatment for IPF, and developed non-small cell lung cancer in 2005.

Norwood represented the Augusta-to-Athens 10th congressional district since 1995, and was re-elected in November 2006 by a landslide margin.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Thomas Poteet and Son Funeral Directors in Martinez. A schedule of public services will be announced by the 10th Congressional District office as soon as details are finalized.
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