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Originally uploaded by mizm_sf.

I’ve always liked this very striking image of Pope John Paul II (it’s included in the NYT multimedia biography/obituary, but I found it here). So, so often, I found him completely infuriating (some of the reasons are spelled out pretty well in this article – thanks, B), but it was impossible not to admire his energy, his enjoyment of people, his faith and deep commitment.

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