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Colin Powell’s Son Delivers Emotional Tribute to Late Father [Video]

The son of the late Colin Powell delivered an emotional eulogy on Friday about the former general and secretary of state.

Powell died on Oct. 18 due to complications from Covid-19 even though he was fully vaccinated. Powell was 84 years old and was immunocompromised from his battles with both Parkinson’s and multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer that attacks white blood cells.

Speaking at his father’s funeral at Washington National Cathedral, Michael Powell, who was Powell’s only son, spoke glowingly about his father as a caring and loving parent and leader.

“My father made a monumental difference. He lived. He lived well,” he remarked. “I’ve heard it asked ‘Are we still making his kind?’ I believe that the answer to that question is up to us.”

“To honor his legacy, I hope we do more than consign him to the history books. I hope we recommit ourselves to being a nation where we are still …

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Jeff Bridges on surviving cancer and COVID [Video]

The Oscar-winning actor, who'd led a seemingly charmed life as the star of such hits as "Crazy Heart" and "The Big Lebowski," talks with Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz about his terrifying health crises – from his lymphoma diagnosis, to spending five weeks in the hospital with COVID-19 contracted while undergoing chemo – and how he emerged with an even greater feeling of connection."CBS Sunday Morning" features stories on the arts, music, nature, entertainment, sports, history, science and Americana, and highlights unique human accomplishments and achievements. Check local listings for CBS Sunday Morning broadcast times.Subscribe to the "CBS Sunday Morning" YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/20gXwJTGet more of "CBS Sunday Morning": http://cbsn.ws/1PlMmAzFollow "CBS Sunday Morning" on Instagram: http://bit.ly/23XunIhLike "CBS Sunday Morning" on Facebook: https://bit.ly/3sRgLPGFollow "CBS Sunday Morning" on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1RquoQbSubscribe to our newsletter: http://cbsn.ws/1RqHw7TDownload the CBS News app: http://cbsn.ws/1Xb1WC8Try Paramount+ free: https://bit.ly/2OiW1kZFor video licensing inquiries, contact: licensing@veritone.com

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El Linfoma y Los Ensayos Clnicos: Lo Que Debe Saber [Video]

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