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Jerry Falwell Dies

LYNCHBURG, VA - A Liberty University executive says the Reverend Jerry Falwell has died.

Falwell was taken to a hospital after being found unconscious today in his office at the school he founded in Virginia.  He was 73 years old.

Falwell was a TV evangelist who founded the Moral Majority, and then became the face of the religious right in the 1980s. 

He's had some heart trouble in recent years.

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