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3 surrender in Oregon standoff, but last holdout declares: 'I will die a free man'

3 surrender in Oregon standoff, but last holdout declares: 'I will die a free man'

Three of the final holdouts in a nearly six-week armed standoff in a rural Oregon wildlife refuge have apparently surrendered but a fourth was resisting a negotiated effort to bring an end to the dramatic showdown between anti-federal militants and FBI agents.  

An audio feed being streamed from the occupation site captured an emotional -- and largely profane -- filibuster by the reluctant militant.

“I have to stand my ground. I will not go another day a slave to the system. I’m a free man, I will die a free man," screamed David Fry, a former dental technician from Ohio.

“Unless my grievances are heard, I will not go out.”

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