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"I've often observed that I am the luckiest person on Earth. I feel that way even now as I prepare for the end of my life. I've loved my life, all of it." — Senator John McCain

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John McCain's farewell statement, hear and see final good-bye

The following farewell statement was read at a news conference at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix on Monday, Aug. 27, 2018. It was read by Rick Davis, Senator McCain’s former presidential campaign manager and family spokesman.