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My Favorite Cigar

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By CA Editors | From Dustin Johnson and Paulina Gretzky, March/April 2021
My Favorite Cigar
“I may run out of furniture in my houses, but I damn sure won’t run out of humidors,” says Gen. Tommy R. Franks, who spearheaded America’s military response after the 9/11 terrorism attacks. Franks oversaw American military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. He spent his entire career in the Army, enlisting in 1965 and serving in Vietnam, and ultimately being promoted to Commander In Chief, United States Central Command.  Today, Franks is 75 and retired, with several places he calls home, each with a cigar-friendly spot. “I make sure in each place that I have a place where I can smoke,” he says. “I smoke at least one …
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