Minister Tzipi Livni grieved the loss of Sharon on Saturday, saying "he was a
farmer, soldier and prime minister who became the father of a great
nation, but most of all he was a man that I loved."
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"Inside his big body there was a Jewish soul who worried about the Jewish people throughout the world," she added.
Former Prime Minister died Saturday after spending 8 years in a coma as a result of a stroke.