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Max Cleland has died at the age of 79. Senator from Georgia and Vietnam War veteran falls away years after being robbed of three limbs by a grenade. FORMER Max Cleland, a Georgia senator and Vietnam War veteran, died at the age of 79, years after a live grenade took away three of his limbs. The Georgia Democrat died of congestive heart failure on Tuesday, according to his assistant Linda Dean. During the Vietnam War, a fellow soldier dropped a live grenade, causing Cleland to lose three limbs. Cleland ascended up Georgia’s political ranks despite his injuries and the amputation…