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Kenyan man who wanted to ´marry´
Bill Clinton´s daughter passes on

Standard News (Kenya), by Vincent Mabatuk

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 8/2/2014 3:42:34 PM

Baringo, Kenya: A Kenyan man, who surprised the world 14 years ago when he offered former US President Bill Clinton 40 goats and 20 cows for his daughter’s hand in marriage has died. Godwin Chepkurgor, 45, was on Friday evening killed by a stray elephant at Ol-debes village in Mogotio, Baringo County. Residents said the father of four was busy photographing a herd of elephants when he was ambushed, chased and crushed by another jumbo which was trailing him from behind. At the scene of the incident, broken tree branches and huge stones smeared with human blood and flesh indicated the struggle he

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Subal, 8/2/2014 3:47:09 PM     (No. 9950963)

Bill should have taken the deal then.
The daughter has severely fallen in value!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: snakeoil, 8/2/2014 3:49:18 PM     (No. 9950966)

40 goats and 20 cows? Highway robbery. A possum run over by an 18 wheeler should cover it. Some may see this as just a tragic accident illustrating the difficulty of out running an enraged elephant. But, like Fort Marcy Park, I smell Hillary behind this.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 8/2/2014 3:53:07 PM     (No. 9950968)

She could have been an African Princess, but she settled for some schlemiel from a criminal family.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: binar, 8/2/2014 4:12:16 PM     (No. 9950980)

The poor Elephant!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/2/2014 4:23:31 PM     (No. 9950995)

A goat to many if you ask me.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: yo-yo, 8/2/2014 4:26:07 PM     (No. 9950997)

Was he destitute?
He had to be; if the trade he offered for Chubby Hubbell is any indication of his business acumen.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 8/2/2014 4:35:54 PM     (No. 9951003)

I would make an offer on Web Hubble´s little gal, but I don´t have any animal low enough in value to submit.

Oh, wait....Um, I don´t want her anyway.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: yo-yo, 8/2/2014 4:39:19 PM     (No. 9951006)

In case she wants to know what she missed, Chubby Hubbell can ask her horrid mother what it´s like to be "pwned" by a Kenyan.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: snapper451, 8/2/2014 4:45:16 PM     (No. 9951012)

Do we add this guy to the Clinton body count? After all, he may have insulted the beast.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 8/2/2014 4:51:21 PM     (No. 9951017)

Clinton turned down that deal? What a racist!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Woodiedg, 8/2/2014 5:21:02 PM     (No. 9951036)

Man who wanted to marry Chelsea Clinton was found dead in Fort Marcy park.

He was trampled to death and had a bull elephant in his right hand.

Secret Service surrounded the death site and determined he committed suicide.

Case Closed!!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Bpl40, 8/2/2014 6:27:44 PM     (No. 9951081)

This is low hanging fruit! But I see wags on this site are already on it.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 8/2/2014 7:40:38 PM     (No. 9951131)

they should have taken the offer. probably had to pay Mark...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 8/2/2014 8:06:26 PM     (No. 9951148)

Sounds like a "rogue elephant."

The interesting thing about rogues is that they become thus when young males are left to mature without the "civilizing" company of adult males.

Actually, that rogue elephant sounds like Bill. And it killed the MAN who would have had his daughter.

The interesting connections and nexuses and paradoxes and oxymoronic contradictions just keep flowing when the Clintons are part of a story.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: provide, 8/2/2014 8:46:20 PM     (No. 9951180)

If the Clintons had been regular folks, he would have taken her and left the livestock at the front door.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: bhkat, 8/2/2014 9:45:42 PM     (No. 9951215)

Sounds like he had an advanced case of dementia for offering that much for her.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 8/2/2014 11:53:21 PM     (No. 9951268)

After the elephant stepped on the man´s head he went to the doctor. The doc said, you know you really need help. The elephant said, I know, I can´t him off my foot. What?!?!? the man couldn´t say anything. He was dead. The elephant stepped on his head.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/3/2014 12:17:11 AM     (No. 9951276)

Such a deal, but with four kids, looks like he moved on.

He was probably the last person in the hometown who knew where Zippy was born.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: radrelic, 8/3/2014 12:29:42 AM     (No. 9951281)

At that, the Kenyan got the better part of the deal after all?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Pepper Tree, 8/3/2014 3:33:58 AM     (No. 9951343)

Headline needs work.

Chelsea Clinton´s First Suitor Mangled By Republican Symbol

There. All fixed.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Trigger2, 8/3/2014 5:23:46 AM     (No. 9951366)

40 goats and 20 cows...I bet the Kenyan Barry would sell one of his daughters for that.

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