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We generally wound up our evenings with the old song, set to the tune of a well-known hymn, "Old soldiers never die, they simply fade away."
However, more often these days high-profile sporting heroes are deciding that it is better to call time on their careers rather than to merely 'fade away'.
"Fade Away" which Aichelle co-wrote and produced with her younger brother Jiamon "Yaj Eithw" White; highlights the importance of cherishing every moment and living life to the fullest.
Kinane, however, will not fade away for long as he is committed to taking part in the Leger Legends race at the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival.
Rabat - Morocco will play Gabon on October 10th , in a last chance to grab a victory that may insure the Moroccan squad a ticket for the 2010 World Cup, although hopes seem to fade away. During the previous day of the 2010 World Cup 2010/African Cupqualifiers, Morocco drew 1-1 with Togo and hence finds itself at the bottom of the group with 3 points, while Cameroon and Gabon top the standing with6 points.
"Love is love and not fade away." --Buddy Holly "Not Fade Away" (1957)
I also realise one thing above all others: the families of the 96 people who died in that terrible tragedy have not yet received the justice they deserve or the respect that their dignity and their suffering demands from an establishment that has kept hoping their misery will simply fade away.
3 : to fade away as if by melting or breaking up <His anger quickly dissolved.>
Rather than fade away on dusty hangers, the company decided to change that perception.
On his 1979 album Rust Never Sleeps, Neil Young sang, "It's better to burn out than to fade away." Almost three decades down the line, he shows little sign of doing either.
The Death Of The Mythic God by Christian mystic and public policy lawyer Jim Marion is a superbly crafted conceptual guide to his interpretive understandings of the God who is seeming to fade away in the myth of our contemporary and progressive society.