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Thread started 02/18/19 11:24pm

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Sailor who kissed woman in one of the most famous photos of the 20th century is dead

https://www.cbc.ca/news/w...-1.5023861


The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in New York's Times Square celebrating the end of the Second World War died Sunday. George Mendonsa was 95.



Mendonsa fell and had a seizure at the assisted living facility in Middletown, R.I., where he lived with his wife of 70 years, his daughter, Sharon Molleur, told The Providence Journal.



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Reply #1 posted 02/19/19 12:03am

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Reply #2 posted 02/19/19 4:49am

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I know some celebrate this guy for fighting in WWII but I strongly disliked him after reading how that picture came to be.

That´s just not ok .

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Reply #3 posted 02/19/19 5:12am

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KoolEaze said:

I know some celebrate this guy for fighting in WWII but I strongly disliked him after reading how that picture came to be.

That´s just not ok .

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Reply #4 posted 02/19/19 8:23am

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KoolEaze said:

I know some celebrate this guy for fighting in WWII but I strongly disliked him after reading how that picture came to be.


That´s just not ok .



Why, how did it come to be?
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Reply #5 posted 02/19/19 9:49am

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EmmaMcG said:

KoolEaze said:

I know some celebrate this guy for fighting in WWII but I strongly disliked him after reading how that picture came to be.

That´s just not ok .

Why, how did it come to be?

He grabbed random women and frenchkissed them.

Call me oldfashioned or PC but I don´t find that acceptable. It´s sexual harrassment and the woman in the photo was not fond of it.

" I´d rather be a stank ass hoe because I´m not stupid. Oh my goodness! I got more drugs! I´m always funny dude...I´m hilarious! Are we gonna smoke?"




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Reply #6 posted 02/19/19 10:14am

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KoolEaze said:



EmmaMcG said:


KoolEaze said:

I know some celebrate this guy for fighting in WWII but I strongly disliked him after reading how that picture came to be.


That´s just not ok .



Why, how did it come to be?

He grabbed random women and frenchkissed them.


Call me oldfashioned or PC but I don´t find that acceptable. It´s sexual harrassment and the woman in the photo was not fond of it.



I wouldn't advocate for people just doing that kind of thing out of the blue, but given the circumstances, I'd probably give him a pass.

Oh, by the way, you're old fashioned and PC. biggrin
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Reply #7 posted 02/19/19 10:22am

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Reply #8 posted 02/23/19 6:25am

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KoolEaze said:

EmmaMcG said:

KoolEaze said: Why, how did it come to be?

He grabbed random women and frenchkissed them.

Call me oldfashioned or PC but I don´t find that acceptable. It´s sexual harrassment and the woman in the photo was not fond of it.

That's sad news too. I thought it was so romantic, and perfect, right down to her legs. I thought that she was his girl. clueless

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Reply #9 posted 02/24/19 10:24pm

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The woman in the photo did make numerous appearances with him on tv throughout the decades. I wonder what her attitude about it was all those years. I've always hated that guy since I first learned about it in History.
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Hudson said:

The woman in the photo did make numerous appearances with him on tv throughout the decades. I wonder what her attitude about it was all those years. I've always hated that guy since I first learned about it in History.


I doubt she would have minded too much, considering she appeared on TV with him, as you said. Besides, people back then weren't the pussies they are today.
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EmmaMcG said:

Hudson said:
The woman in the photo did make numerous appearances with him on tv throughout the decades. I wonder what her attitude about it was all those years. I've always hated that guy since I first learned about it in History.
I doubt she would have minded too much, considering she appeared on TV with him, as you said. Besides, people back then weren't the pussies they are today.

As far as I know the one who appeared on TV with him was a different woman. The woman he kissed did not like what happened.

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Reply #12 posted 02/25/19 6:24pm

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KoolEaze said:



EmmaMcG said:


Hudson said:
The woman in the photo did make numerous appearances with him on tv throughout the decades. I wonder what her attitude about it was all those years. I've always hated that guy since I first learned about it in History.

I doubt she would have minded too much, considering she appeared on TV with him, as you said. Besides, people back then weren't the pussies they are today.

As far as I know the one who appeared on TV with him was a different woman. The woman he kissed did not like what happened.




I've seen them introduced as the man and woman in the photo by the hosts.
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Reply #13 posted 02/26/19 6:12pm

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I don't doubt lots of servicemen were grabbing women and kissing them at that moment in tine...

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Reply #14 posted 02/27/19 5:16pm

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