LATROBE, Pa. -- A farewell to the King turned somber when Jack Nicklaus, tearing up and his voice cracking, urged the elite and the everyman to remember how Arnold Palmer touched their lives and "please don't forget why."
"I hurt like you hurt," Nicklaus said. "You don't lose a friend of 60 years and don't feel an enormous loss." The service Tuesday at Saint Vincent College in Palmer's hometown was filled with just as much laughter and warmth from stories of the most significant figure in modern golf.
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