His son said Massaquoi died Saturday, on his birthday, in Florida. He had been hospitalized over the Christmas holidays.
“He had quite a journey in life,” said Hans J. Massaquoi, Jr. “Many have read his books and know what he endured. But most don’t know that he was a good, kind, loving, fun-loving, fair, honest, generous, hard-working and open-minded man. He respected others and commanded respect himself. He was dignified and trustworthy. We will miss him forever and try to live by his example.”
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