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In this Sept. 19, 2011, file photo, Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, attends a ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, where he is presented a commemorative coin marking the 150th anniversary of the creation of the Medal of Honor by Congress. Inouye died Monday of respiratory complications. He was 88. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Recovering from war wounds that left him with one arm, Danny Inouye wanted a cigarette and needed a light.

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The nurse at the Army hospital in Michigan threw a pack of matches on his chest. He wanted to curse her. Instead, she taught him how to light it one-handed.

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