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Steve Irwin's Cameraman: 'We Thought He Was Going to Live Forever'


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Barb
- 1290 days ago - people.com
The cameraman who filmed Steve Irwin's death eight years ago has come forward about the adventurer's final moments. "We're saying to him things like, 'Think of your kids, Steve, hang on, hang on, hang on,'" Justin Lyons told Australian morning show



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Barb K (1683)
Monday March 10, 2014, 8:30 pm
I just now found this story from Steve's cameraman; his 'right hand man' Justin Lyons.
 

MmAway M (501)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 2:06 am
Sadly, all people think they they will live forever! They are NOT!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 3:13 am
Vale Steve.
 

Tanya W (65)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 4:54 am
Watched it last nite on the news. Sad and definitely fate! His time was up before he was done with our beautiful planet....he's left a legacy that will live on!
 

Robert O (12)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 8:19 am
He left us too soon and is still missed by his legions of fans. Thanks Barb.
 

Barb K (1683)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 8:49 am
Sure there were disagreements in the Irwin Family but every family has disagreements. I think Steve was a great animal warrior; maybe his techniques were different from the way someone else would've handle the situation but he still loved animals. I am very proud to have Steve as my avatar! I do not understand why Bindi, of all people, is going to be ambassador to SeaWorld. I'm sure Steve is probably up in arms about it from Heaven but he knows she'll come around.
 

End Cruelty Deb W (152)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 11:38 am
His death was just random, sad and tragic.
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Tuesday March 11, 2014, 9:09 pm
So many of us thought he would live forever. My son and I were up in Queensland and decided not to go to Australia Zoo that trip, we thought there'd be plenty of time later - little did we know what was looming, I'm glad the truth has finally come out. To all the nay-sayers and non-fans I say, what have you really done to help animals? Can you say you ever did anywhere near as much as this great aussie man did? No, I didn't think so. Thank you for the story, Barb. RIP Steve, may your legacy live forever. From Nimue, an aussie.
 

kate K (481)
Friday March 14, 2014, 1:29 pm
He was a great man.Thank you for posting sweet Barb
 
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