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Double Take 'Toons: Gone But Not Forgotten

NPR Double Take revisits 2010.

Paul the Octopus rose to fame during the 2010 World Cup, where he correctly predicted the outcomes of all of Germany's seven games, as well as Spain's victory in the final round. Paul was two-and-a-half.

Richard Holbrooke was the special U.S. envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, and had served in diplomatic positions for many years. He was the principal architect of the 1995 Bosnia peace accords. He was 69 years old.

Frederick Deligne and Jimmy Margulies say goodbye to Paul the Octopus and Ambassador Richard Holbrooke. Jimmy Margulies/The Record of Hackensack hide caption

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