Yzhoo News from AP reports:
"By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA, Associated Press Writers
Saddam Hussein struggled briefly after American military guards handed him over to Iraqi executioners. But as his final moments approached and masked executioners slipped a black cloth and noose around his neck, he grew calm.
In a final moment of defiance, he refused a hood to cover his eyes. . ."
Update: On-going funerals of the famous: Jerry Ford, Saddam Hussein, and James Brown. They all arrive at the Pearly Gates. St Peter says. . .