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'The People's PM' Bob Hawke Remembered With Touching Front Pages

When news broke that former Prime Minister Bob Hawke had passed away, many Australians knew they had lost something special.

Within minutes of the news being announced by Hawke's wife Blanche in a statement, tributes for the former leader came in abundance.

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Many fondly remembered Hawke's 'larrikin' charm, beer drinking and love of all things Australian.

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On Friday morning, Australians across the nation woke to more memories of 'The People's PM' and tributes splashed across every major newspaper nation-wide.

Headlines described him as "loved", a " fearless reformer" and "tough-talking".

But the central theme?

An Australian "legend" until the end.

Bob Hawke Newspaper Tribute
Photo: Twitter/The Age.
Bob Hawke Newspaper Tribute
Photo: Twitter/ The Daily Telegraph
Bob Hawke Newspaper Tribute
Photo: Twitter/Sydney Morning Hearld.
Bob Hawke Newspaper Tribute
Photo: Twitter/ The Australian
Bob Hawke Newspaper Tribute
Image: Twitter/The Courier Mail.
Bob Hawke Newspaper Tribute
Photo: Twitter/The Canberra Times.
Bob Hawke Newspaper Tribute
Photo:Twitter/ The NT News.
Bob Hawke Newspaper Tribute
Photo: Twitter/The West Australian.

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