JOHN MCCAIN DIES OF BRAIN TUMOR

JOHN MCCAIN DIES OF BRAIN TUMOR

By: Jason Deng

On August 25, 2018, John McCain, a war hero and a politician, died at the age of 81 in Cornville, Arizona. The death of this influential man is one of tragedy. He served his country dutifully, and only wanted what was best for the U.S.

Senator McCain was loyal to his country, as most would agree. He served his nation initially by piloting during the Vietnam War, and then as a Senator known to be straight and to the point when regarding the U.S. However, the former war hero had multiple health issues, including his cause of death: a type of brain cancer called glioblastoma. It’s an incurable disease that, without treatment, can be fatal. Ironically, McCain decided, a day before his death, to stop his treatment because of his frail determination to live on. With that decision, death came, and McCain only hoped that his legacy to serve his country would be preserved.

Even near his death, this man looked to serve his country in ways that should be set as an example to others. The former war hero and Senator was known to be a kind man and a loyal veteran to his country. His deeds, such as the time he didn’t abandon his fellow soldiers during the Vietnam War, will be remembered as services that were to serve a greater cause.
Thank you to CBS for the information included in this article: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/john-mccain-dead-81-arizona-maverick-senator-death-after-stopped-brain-cancer-treatment-live-updates/