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Fidel Castro Gets Emotional Listening to Song About Chavez

The former Cuban leader Fidel Castro was shown on state television visibly moved as he listened to a song in memory of his close ally, the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

Meeting students and teachers for the opening of a school, Castro said “The Return of a Friend” was a “pretty” song.

The TV report was the first public glimpse of the impact that Chavez’s death had on the 86-year-old.

Last month, Castro wrote in an article that Cuba had lost its best friend ever.


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