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R.I.P. Richard Holbrooke

U.S. Diplomat Richard Holbrooke has died following heart surgery. He was 69.

An administration official says Richard Holbrooke, a longtime U.S. diplomat who wrote part of the Pentagon Papers, was the architect of the 1995 Bosnia peace plan and served as President Barack Obama's special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan, has died. He was 69.

Some details about him are here. He is survived by his wife, Kati Marton, who was formerly married to ABC anchor Peter Jennings.

A lot of prominent deaths this week: Elizabeth Edwards, Mark Madoff and now Richard Holbrooke. May they all rest in peace.

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