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Athens Messenger (Newspaper) - July 11, 2015, Athens, Ohio Page \2 saturday july ll.2015 the Athens messenger Omar Sharif of doctor Zhivago Dies Cairo apr in a Lawrence of Arabia a Omar Sharif first emerges As speck in distance in the shimmering desert Sand. He draws closer a Black Robed figure on a trotting Camel until he finally dismounts pulling aside his Scarf to reveal his dark eyes and a disarming smile framed by his thin Mustache. The egyptian born actors Hollywood debut immediately enshrined him As a soldering leading Man of the 1960s, transcending nationality. Sharif died of a heart attack in a Cairo Hospital on Friday at the age of 83, his London based agent Steve Kerns and close friends said. When director David lean cast him in 1%2�?Ts a Lawrence of Arabia a Sharif was already the biggest heartthrob in his Homeland where he played brooding romantic heroes in multiple films in the 1950s a and was married to egyptian cinemas reigning screen Beauty. But he was a virtual unknown elsewhere he Wasny to leans first Choice to play Sherif Ali the tribal Leader with whom Peter of tooled Ste. Lawrence teams up to help Lead the Arab revolt against the ottoman Empire. Lean had hired another actor but dropped him because his eyes weren to the right color. The films producer Sam Spiegel went to Cairo to search for a replacement and found Sharif. After passing a screen test that proved he was fluent in English he got the Job. The film brought him a sup porting actor Oscar nomination. His International stardom was cemented three years later by his starring turn in another sweeping historical epic by lean a doctor though he had Over too films to his credit a doctor Zhivago was considered his Hollywood classic. The russian doctor poet Zhivago makes his Way through the upheaval of world War i and the bolshevik revolution in this dec. 21,1962 file photo actor Omar Sharif poses for a photo following the premiere of a Lawrence of arabian in Hollywood. Sharif the egyptian born actor with the soulful eyes who soared to International stardom in movie epics died Friday. He was 83. A photo guided by his Devotion to his Art and to his doomed love for Lara played by Julie Christie. Still Sharif never thought it was As Good As it could have been. A a it a sentimental. Too much of that music a he once said referring to Maurice jarred a luscious Oscar winning score. Although Sharif never achieved that level of Success again he remained a sought after actor for Many years Able to play different nationalities. He was Argentine born revolutionary Ernesto a Che Quot Guevara in a Che a italian Marco Polo in a Marco the magnificent and mongol Leader Genghis Khan in a Genghis he was a German officer in a the night of the generals a an austrian Prince in a Mayer Ling and a mexican outlaw in a Mack Ennas he was also the jewish Gambler Nick Amstein opposite barbra Streisand a Fanny Brice in a funny the 1968 film was banned in his native Egypt because he was cast As a jew. A the was handsome sophisticated and charming. He was a proud egyptian and in some Peoples eyes a Streisand said. She said the funny girl casting was controversial but a the romantic chemistry Between Nicky Amstein and Fanny Brice transcended stereotypes and a i feel Lucky to have had the Opportunity to work with Omar and in a profoundly sad to hear of his passing a she said. In his Middle years Sharif began appearing in such films As a the Pink Panther strikes again a a a of heavenly dog a and others he dismissed As the drought lasted so Long that finally beginning in the late 1990s, Sharif began declining All film offers. A i lost my self respect and dignity a he told a reporter in 2004. A even my grandchildren were making fun of me. A grandpa that was really bad. And this one its he had something of a revival. In 2003, he portrayed a Muslim shopkeeper in Paris who adopts a jewish boy in the French film a Monsieur Ibi Thim a winning him a Cesar the French equivalent of the Oscar. But for most of the 1990s and 2000s, he was better known for the lifestyle of an International Playboy living in hotels and gambling prodigiously reportedly once winning a million dollars at an italian Casino. He was a world class Bridge player who for Many years wrote a newspaper column on the game. Yousra Egypt a biggest actress for much of the past 30 years and a close Friend of Sharif compared him to a a clean Cut Diamond. A the was a Phenomena a one of a kind. Everyone had a dream to be like Omar Sharif. No one will be like him a she told the a on Friday. Bom Michael Shalhoub on april to 1932 in Egypt a Mediterranean coastal City of Alexandria Sharif was the son of Christian syrian lebanese parents. After working three years at his fathers lumber company he fulfilled his longtime ambition to become a movie actor. Taking the name Omar Al Sharif. He appeared in nearly two dozen egyptian films. In the 1954 a struggle in the Valley a he plays a Young Man caught up in a Power struggle in a Nile Village and in love with the daughter of his rival played by Egypt Stop movie Queen Faten Hamama. A year later Sharif converted to islam and married Hamama. They were the Glamor couple of egyptian Cinema going on to Star together in multiple films. Their longing gaze locked together about to kiss is an iconic image of egyptian movie posters. They had a son Tarek and divorced in 1974. Sharif never remarried often saying Hamama was his one love but he could never Settle Down. He was romantically linked with a number of Hollywood co stars Over the years. In 2004, he acknowledged that he also had another son who was born after a one night stand with an interviewer. He was also notorious for a violent temper. Palestinian american scholar Edward said wrote that Sharif was the school bully at alexandrian a Victoria College which they both attended As Young boys. In 2003 after losing at a Paris Casino Sharif argued with a croupier and head butted a policeman. That got him a a ,700 Fine and a one year suspended sentence. In 2007, he punched a Beverly Hills parking Valet who refused to accept payment in euros. He pleaded no contest to a Misdemeanour Battery charge and had to take an anger management course. Sharif spent much of his later years in at a hotel in Cairo and at the Royal Mon Cean hotel in Paris. A when you live alone and you re not Young its Good to live in a hotel a he told a reporter in 2005. A if you feel lonely you can go Down to the he quit gambling saying he needed to ensure he had enough Money. Sharif a son Tarek revealed in May that his father had alzheimer a. In fact head been suffering from the disease for three years said Zahi harass the former chief of Egypt a antiquities administration who was a close Friend of Sharif. Speaking to the a on Friday harass said that when he told him Hamama died in january Sharif asked him a Faten who a harass said. Sharif was moved to a Cairo Hospital a month ago and had grown increasingly depressed refusing food or water the past several Days. In a 2003 interview with the a Sharif struck a Wistful note about How a Lawrence of arabian vaulted him to Fame. It will always be a great film he said. But a it separated me from my wife from my family. That was it the end of our a i might have been happier having stayed an egyptian film obituaries Garnet Sowers Athens Garnet a. Sowers 89, passed away on thursday july 9,2015, following a Brief illness. She was a former resident of Chesterhill and Athens Ohio and Detroit Michigan and was retired from the . Postal service. Bom Jan. 30,1926, in Crooksville Ohio she was the daughter of Guy and Florence Dunn Sowers. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter Cynthia Ann Budinsky and a sister Margie Starling. Garnet is survived by daughters Rebecca Smith of Delaware Ohio and Teresa Faires winning of Athens Ohio grandchildren Charlotte Luna of Akron Ohio and Ray Smith of Delaware Ohio great grandson Henry Wayne Luna of Cliston Ariz. And a very dear and special Friend Dock j. Scott of Detroit Mich. In compliance with her wishes her body was donated to Osu medical Center. There will be no funeral and a private graveside service will be held at a later Date. The Snyder Rodman funeral Center of Delaware is assisting the family. Condolences May be expressed to the family and memories May be shared by visiting lottery fridays picks Day pick 3 166 Day pick 4 2239 night pick 3 435 night pick 4 3312 rolling Cash 5 8-11-15-21-27mich, doctor gets 45 years in prison for hurting patients Detroit a calling the scheme a horrific a a judge sentenced a Detroit area cancer doctor to 45 years in prison Friday for collecting millions from insurance companies while poisoning More than 500 patients through needless treatments that wrecked their health. . District judge Paul Borman this week heard stories of Brittle Bones and Fried organs As patients chillingly described the effects of excessive chemotherapy at the hands of or. Farid Fata. Fata a shut Down whatever compassion he had As a doctor and switched it to making Money Quot Borman said. Moments earlier the judge called it a a huge horrific series of criminal Fata 50, offered no excuses before getting his punishment. Stone faced All week in court he repeatedly broke Down in loud sobs As he begged for mercy Friday. A i misused my talents yes and permitted this sin to enter me because of Power and greed Quot Fata said. A my quest for Power is he said his patients knocked on his door for a compassionate care but Quot i failed yes. I Fata pleaded guilty last year to fraud Money laundering and conspiracy. He did t strike a Deal with prosecutors so Borman needed much of the week to hear details about treatments. Patients and relatives hired a bus to get to court to watch. A the preyed on our Trust our exhaustion our fears a said Ellen Piligian whose late father a doctor was administered drugs he did no to need for a tumor in his shoulder. Federal prosecutor Catherine Dick had asked for a 175-year prison sentence while Fata sought 25 years. A it is not mob Justice. It is appropriate for this crime a Dick told the judge referring to the extraordinary request. Outside court Many former patients dressed in yellow in Solidarity were disappointed with the punishment. A prosecutors did a fantastic Job a and he got 45 years. Its a lifetime sentence for the rest of us a said Monica Flagg 53, who was treated for cancer before doctors examining a broken leg found she had no cancer. A what about All the grave markers out there that ail the victims families have to look at a defense attorney Christopher Andreoff described Fata a native of Lebanon As a broken Man without family after his wife and children left the . While the Case was pending. A but his family is still alive a said Liz Lupo who held a picture of her late Mother Marianne Lupo outside the courthouse. A i lost my Only the sentence she said is a not Justice at the government identified 553 victims along with insurance companies. Medicare and insurers paid at least $ 17 million. A for most cancer patients the enemy is the disease they vow to fight a . Attorney Barbara Mcquade told reporters. A in this Case the doctor was the enemy in Fata will get credit for about two years served in custody since his arrest in 2013. His stay in the Federal prison system also could be shortened with Good behaviour. His clinic Michigan Haematology oncology had seven offices in the Detroit area and a related business that performed tests to look for cancer. Testifying for the government two experts from Harvard medical school said they were troubled after looking at a Small portion of patient files. A Tranquili Zed Bear Falls from a tree after being darted by Colorado department of wildlife officers on Friday morning on the University of Colorado Campus in Boulder Colo. A photo wildlife officials Tranquiline Bear that climbed tree on University of Colorado Campus Boulder Colo. A wildlife officials Tranquili Zed 160-Pound Bear that found i resting spot in a tree on he University of Colorado amps in Boulder. The daily camera reports he 2-year-old Bear was potted Friday morning and played in the tree for about aur hours until wildlife officers used a Dart gun to Tranquiline it. The Bear fell about 30 feet hitting some Mats before rolling onto the ground. It briefly popped its head up before falling asleep. Jennifer Churchill with Colorado Parks and wildlife says the Bear will be relocated As far from Campus As continued from Page a1 breweries and food retailers. Guests can choose to attend one to four Days of the conference. A it is really flexible to suit everyone a schedule a Schaller said. This years keynote speakers Are Erie Woolridge principal with destination by design and consultant to the appalachian regional commissions Bon appetite Appalachia Campaign and Michael Shuman economist attorney author and entrepreneur. Woolridge will present a promoting appalachians progressive food Economy through social Media marketing on tuesday at noon. Shumans lecture is titled a pollinator enterprises a new Cost effective approach to economic development on wednesday at noon. Schaller said she thinks locals will find the speakers interesting. A Michael Shuman just came out with another Book which is very relevant to the work being accomplished in our food and Energy sectors a she said. Schaller said the conference is also a Nice Opportunity for folks to celebrate our local achievements and share with other leaders across the state and Region. A it is a great learning and networking Opportunity a she said. A local residents should definitely attend the conference Quot alost said. A it not Only is a great Chance to learn More about Why our local food scene is one our most authentic economic development practices but it might spark an interest in creating even More food businesses for our Region. The business of food has become a huge identity for Athens county and local residents can learn a lot about our goals and needs from attending the conference a Cost for All four Days of the conference is $155. Cost for t tuesday thursday is $145 and tuesday wednesday is a x. There Are also opportunities to attend just select Days and events for cheaper rates. To Register online visit w w w e Venturi the com/e/4th annual real food real local con -Ference-tickets-8635812949. For information visit /news/4th-annual-real-food-real-local-conference/ or Call 740 592-3854 ext. 115 or email Megg Anro . Serum lieu a Athy is my Szenger com twitter �sara8messengerdairy continued from Page a1 around each other and banged their Sticks on the floor in rhythm thump thump rest thump thump thump. Poland and her students spent the week exploring England customs and traditions of Long ago. With the help of an ipad and a projector Poland was Able to show the kids youtube videos of medieval groups carrying on the dances passed Down Century after Century with some dances being faster than others some using handkerchiefs ant others with Sticks similar to the kids. Clevenger said she Learned medieval dancers of the far off Distant past once smeared dark paint on their faces As one of the customs of the dance. No one knows Why the English did this or what it meant if anything Poland said. Antis Hayden said she liked getting to do a lot of arts and crafts Tike making headbands and other dance accessories leading up to the final culmination of showing off the dance a the end of the week. The headbands took the place of wearing hats which would have been More traditional Poland said and the flowery decorations were the classes own spin on the centuries old custom. The pc pipes were a great stand in for real Sticks because they a make a Nice loud Clack without being dangerous or expensive a she said. Poland said she a been teaching classes Tike this for approximately the last to years at the Dairy Bam and it always looking for new ideas. She a taught the medieval Morris dances before but under a different theme she said. Quot i like coming up with new ideas every year but its a Challenge a she said. A i think the kids have a Good continued from Page a1 can to begin until the shoring is Complete. He said the construction that takes place will utilize fireproof materials. A a we re going to build a Brand new building behind it the facade a Moran said. Bill Krugh spokesman for the Ohio state fire marshals office said the investigation into the cause of the tire is still open. com twitter a Steve Messen

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