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Paul Wellstone 1944-2002
November 04, 2002
DiedWhen his plane crashed near Eveleth, Minn., Senator Paul Wellstone (D., Minn.). Wellstone, 58, wrestled for two years at North Carolina, going 21-0-1 and winning the 1964 ACC title. He also went 60-0 in high school and last year was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Says UNC coach Bill Lam, "His regret was not finding out what he could have done on a national level. He told me, 'In my heart I feel I could have gone with anybody.' After meeting him, I would not have wanted to go against him."
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November 04, 2002

Paul Wellstone 1944-2002

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When his plane crashed near Eveleth, Minn., Senator Paul Wellstone (D., Minn.). Wellstone, 58, wrestled for two years at North Carolina, going 21-0-1 and winning the 1964 ACC title. He also went 60-0 in high school and last year was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Says UNC coach Bill Lam, "His regret was not finding out what he could have done on a national level. He told me, 'In my heart I feel I could have gone with anybody.' After meeting him, I would not have wanted to go against him."

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