Jerry Falwell Dies

Lynchburg, VA (AP) - A Liberty University executive says that Reverend Jerry Falwell has died.

Falwell was taken to a hospital after being found unconscious today in his office at the school he founded in Virginia. He was 73 years old.

Falwell was a TV evangelist who founded the Moral Majority, and then became the face of the religious right in the 1980s.

He's had some heart trouble in recent years.

Copyright 2007 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.

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  • by Don Location: Knoxville on May 15, 2007 at 08:49 PM
    Jerry Falwell was a mean spirited, spiteful, crooked, hate monger that thinly veiled his evil thru his church. He was far from being a real Christian.
  • by Troy Location: Downtown Knoxville on May 15, 2007 at 07:06 PM
    God did it; just like Jerry
  • by diana Location: Tazewell on May 15, 2007 at 03:01 PM
    I know Jerry Falwell is in heaven now, and evern though I never met him I will someday! God Bless You Jerry!

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