Thursday, August 30, 2007

heroes

I learned today that Richard Jewel had died. You remember him - he's the one who found the bomb at the Olympics, saved lives and then spent months defending himself from accusations that he had planted it. The FBI confiscated his mother's Tupperware and (??) Disney movies in their search for evidence against him, before realizing that the bomber was Eric Rudolph.

Jewell was forty-four.

3 comments:

Frasypoo said...

Hi,
I wasnt here then but its sad that he was made(in)famous for something like that!
Tupperware and Disney movies ?

LadyFox said...

RIP to a man who suffered many an injustice...I shall watch "The Exonerated" this week in his honor.

Jason266 said...

And at 44...yikes.