When a great person leaves us, we know we can't replace him, and we know we have suffered the loss in a very personal way. JOHN CHAFEE and I worked together on the Senate Intelligence and Finance committees and were members of the bipartisan Centrist Coalition, which set party affiliation aside to work on issues such as health care, taxes and the budget. Before that, at the age of 19, after the U.S. was drawn into World War II, John enlisted in the Marine Corps. He had to fight, among other places, in one of the bloodiest battles in Guadalcanal. He...

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