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    Default Shoe-throwing reporter offered a Palestinian bride

    BLUS, West Bank The head of a large West Bank family wants to reward the Iraqi journalist who lobbed his shoes at President George W. Bush by sending him a bride.

    Ahmad Salim Judeh says if journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi is interested the family is willing to send one of their daughters to Iraq along with her dowry.

    The 75-year-old Judeh says doing so "would be our honor." He also said Friday that the 500-member clan had raised $30,000 for al-Zeidi's legal defense.

    Al-Zeidi has become something of a folk hero in the Middle East since throwing his shoes at Bush at a Baghdad press conference Sunday. News stations across the Arab world have repeatedly shown footagNAe of the incident.

    Al-Zeidi is unmarried.
    Shoe-Throwing Reporter Offered A Palestinian Bride

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    well, thats the gift that keeps on giving.
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    He's a hero in more than the middle east.

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    Is it just me, or does it cheapen women to toss them around as rewards for heroism?

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