Death of Hector "Macho" Camacho

May 24, 1962 - November 24, 2012
San Juan, Puerto Rico | Age 50

Ex-boxer dies after being shot
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NEW YORK (AP) -Hundreds mourned Hector Camacho on Saturday in the landmark East Harlem church the fighter attended as a boy, and hundreds more cheered and shouted "Macho" when his coffin was carried out and loaded into a hearse afterward.

"Hector lived the American dream, to come from simple beginnings and to be known by thousands of people," the Rev. Frank Skelly said. "He could lift us up, and he could break our hearts. He could...

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