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Once we had Cash, Hope, Jobs!

by RaisedByWolves on October 10, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Johnny Cash
Born: February 26, 1932, Kingsland, AR
Died: September 12, 2003, Nashville, TN

Bob Hope
Born: May 29, 1903, Eltham, United Kingdom
Died: July 27, 2003, Toluca Lake, Los Angeles, CA

Steve Jobs
Born: February 24, 1955, San Francisco, CA
Died: October 5, 2011, Palo Alto, CA

Kevin Bacon
Born: July 8, 1958
Lord Please don't let Kevin Bacon die.


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