Multiple premature obituaries came out on April 16, 2003, when pre-written draft memorials to several world figures were discovered on the development area of the CNN Web site without requiring a password--now widely knows as "The CNN.com incident." The pages included tributes to Fidel Castro, Dick Cheney, Nelson Mandela, Bob Hope, Gerald Ford, Pope John Paul II and Ronald Reagan. Some of these obituaries contained fragments from others, particularly from Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother's obituary, which had apparently been used as a template. Dick Cheney was described as the 'UK's favorite grandmother' in one, another noted the Pope's 'love of racing', and Castro was described as a 'lifeguard, athlete, movie star' (a reference to Ronald Reagan).
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