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Hugo Chavez: Embalmed, for all to see

Kai Ryssdal Mar 7, 2013
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This note comes with a little bit of ‘ewwww’ attached.

The acting president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, said today the body of his late predecessor Hugo Chavez will be permanently displayed in a glass casket so that — and this is a quote — “his people will always have him.”

Not the first time — think Mao and Lenin and Ho Chi Minh.

But still. Eww.

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