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The War on Terror Trivia

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In Iran, the country that took more than 50 Americans hostage in 1979 and that President George W. Bush placed among the “axis of evil,” huge crowds held candlelight vigils to mourn the American victims of September 11.16

When Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was found hiding in a tiny cellar in December, he had two candy bars in his possession—a Mars Bar and a Bounty Bar.Not a good choice if you believe in the prophetic power of candy.17

Osama Bin Laden was about 6’5” tall.18

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