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PostPosted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:33 pm 
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Jim Nabors, 'Gomer Pyle' star, dead at 87

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Jim Nabors, who created one of TV’s beloved comedic characters, Gomer Pyle, died Thursday in Hawaii at the age of 87, his personal assistant Charisse Gines confirmed for USA TODAY.

The entertainer, who underwent a liver transplant in 1994 after contracting hepatitis B, died peacefully at his home after his health had declined for the past year, his husband, Stan Cadwallader, told the Associated Press.

"Everybody knows he was a wonderful man. And that's all we can say about him. He's going to be dearly missed," said Cadwallader, who married Nabors in early 2013 in Washington state.

The Alabama native had a

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:55 pm 
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:shock: I thought he'd died like 15, 20 years ago.


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Shazam, Before they re-routed the road I have driven down Jim Nabors Blvd many times in his hometown of Sylacauga Alabama. What a kind and gentle man we need more like him.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:21 am 
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I loved him and was so happy when he and his husband came out.

Very vindicating. :)

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:16 pm 
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I loved him and was so happy when he and his husband came out.

Very vindicating. :)


I cant imagine the pressure he and other gay celebrities must have felt during all those decades of worrying about being outed.

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I cant imagine the pressure he and other gay celebrities must have felt during all those decades of worrying about being outed.


Pressure from socially conservative social norms.

And also conservative legislation and policies.

Today, the closet is populated by socially conservative Evangelical family values lawmakers and other rightwing toe-tappers & Rentboy.com johns.

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I cant imagine the pressure he and other gay celebrities must have felt during all those decades of worrying about being outed.

And the people you vote for would destroy him for being gay.


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I too thought he had died years ago...and I had no idea he was gay. Gollllleeee


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And the people you vote for would destroy him for being gay.


No my congressman nor my US Senators would do that. If I am wrong please supply a link.

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No my congressman nor my US Senators would do that. If I am wrong please supply a link.


Your party's leader has formally endorsed a guy who thinks homosexuality should be illegal (again).

#MAGA

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