He was 75. He was 75.
Richardson died in his sleep at his home in Chatham, Mass., the Richardson Center for Global Engagement, a foundation started by the former governor, confirmed on Saturday.
“He lived his entire life in the service of others – including both his time in government and his subsequent career helping to free people held hostage or wrongfully detained abroad,” Mickey Bergman, vice president of the Richardson Center, said in a statement. “The world lost a champion who stood up for those wrongfully detained abroad, and I lost a friend and mentor.” “
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