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Colin Powell Posts 60-Year-Old Selfie on Facebook

By Courtney Coren   |   Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 03:28 PM

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell posted a 60-year-old "selfie" in recognition of "Throwback Thursday" on his Facebook page Thursday.

"Throwback Thursday — I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks. Eat your heart out Ellen [DeGeneres]!" Powell wrote.



The retired general was referencing the selfie DeGeneres took with a gathering of Hollywood stars while hosting the Oscars on March 2. The selfie was posted to Twitter and retweeted 1.4 million times in the first hour and a half, crashing the @TheEllenShow Twitter account.

By Thursday afternoon Powell's Facebook post had more than 54,000 "Likes," over 13,000 "Shares" and almost 1,700 comments.

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