LAWRENCE: Abdnor knew how to take a joke -- even one on him
When people talk about Jim Abdnor, they don't bring up a long list of legislative accomplishments, or recall a stirring speech he gave during his more than 30 years in politics and government.
They talk about the man, the humble guy from Kennebec who rose to the U.S. Senate. And they also smile, because Jim Abdnor was funny, sometimes intentionally, sometimes not.
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