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November 17, 1988 | LISA LEVITT RYCKMAN, Associated Press
John Victor Stoen died in a South American jungle 10 years ago, the object of a struggle over which he had no control, a victim of an evil he would never understand. The last taste in his mouth was grape drink poisoned with cyanide. The last words from his lips--that anyone lived to recount--were "I don't want to die. I don't want to die." John Victor Stoen was 6 years old. On Nov. 18, 1978, 912 members of the Peoples Temple committed suicide or were murdered at the urging of the Rev.
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November 17, 1988 | LISA LEVITT RYCKMAN, Associated Press
John Victor Stoen died in a South American jungle 10 years ago, the object of a struggle over which he had no control, a victim of an evil he would never understand. The last taste in his mouth was grape drink poisoned with cyanide. The last words from his lips--that anyone lived to recount--were "I don't want to die. I don't want to die." John Victor Stoen was 6 years old. On Nov. 18, 1978, 912 members of the Peoples Temple committed suicide or were murdered at the urging of the Rev.
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November 14, 1998
"After Guyana, I thought we all got our fair share of tragedy. . .and it was mine. After (my husband) Steve was killed, I realized there is no 'fair share' and you deal with what you got and make the best of a bad situation." --State Senator Jackie Speler (D-Burlingame), who as a congressional aide was severely wounded on Rep.
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