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U.S. Sen. John McCain during a 2016 interview with The Verde Independent. VVN/Vyto Starinskas

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‘We are a better, stronger country because of him’: Political leaders reflect on Sen. John McCain

PHOENIX – Sen. John McCain, a six-term senator and Vietnam War hero, died Saturday, a little more than a year after being diagnosed with brain cancer and four days before he would have turned 82. U.S., Arizona and world leaders, from the political realm to the sports world, shared condolences and thoughts on McCain’s legacy.