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Senator Ben Pangelinan dies

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 by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - KUAM News has confirmed that longtime Senator Ben Pangelinan has passed away. Over the last several weeks he had been at the Guam Memorial Hospital's Intensive Care Unit. The veteran policymaker announced that he would retire after this term to spend time with his family. Pangelinan served in the 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 29th, 30th, 31st, and the 32nd Guam Legislatures.

Governor Eddie Calvo has declared the island in a state of mourning to honor the life of the late Sen. Ben Pangelinan. “This is a sad day for Guam. Sen. Pangelinan was a fighter. He devoted his entire life to serving our island as a watchtower for clean government. I respect the man, and I will miss him," Governor Calvo said.

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