Quotations of the day

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Posted: Aug 16, 2013 3:02 AM

"Bodies are getting decomposed. We only want to bury them. This is unfair." — Hamdan Abdullah, trying to retrieve the body of his niece, who was killed during a bloody crackdown by the Egyptian military in Cairo.

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"Her life's dream was to fly. She was doing what she loved to do. She was very conscientious about it. Her goal in life was to be an airline pilot for a major carrier." — Hank Williamson, manager of the municipal airport in Shelbyville, Tenn., where First Officer Shanda Fanning, killed in a UPS cargo jet crash, grew up.

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"It's hard to believe that I'm here on the street where he walked, the street corners where he stood, the restaurants where he ate." — Salinas Caceres, one of thousands of Elvis Presley fans who flocked to Memphis, Tenn., on the 36th anniversary of the rock n' roll icon's death.