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Remembering War Photographer David Douglas Duncan

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Remembering D.J. Fontana, The Drummer For Elvis Presley's Band

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Remembering Jill Ker Conway, The First Female President Of Smith College

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Anne Donovan, A Basketball Legend As A Player And Coach, Dies At 56

Anne Donovan became a championship coach in the WNBA after winning at the college and Olympic levels as a player. She's being mourned by fellow basketball greats, including Tamika Catchings and Dawn Staley.Jessica Hill/APhide caption

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Trump Wins Pledge From Kim To Return Remains Of Americans From Korean War

A casket team carries the remains of U.S. Army Cpl. Robert E. Meyers, a Korean War soldier, at Arlington National Cemetery in 2015. Meyers' remains were identified decades after his unit was involved in combat operations near Sonchu, North Korea.Andrew Harnik/APhide caption

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'It's A Huge Loss': Friend Mourns Anthony Bourdain

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Civil Rights Leader Dorothy Cotton Dies At 88

Dorothy Cotton, pictured at a press conference at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn., was the educational director for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in the civil rights era. She has died at 88.Dorothy Cotton Institutehide caption

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Anthony Bourdain, Chef, Author And TV Host Dies At 61

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David Douglas Duncan, Photographer Of Wars And Picasso, Dies At 102

David Douglas Duncan looking through camera fitted with prismatic lens. Duncan, who died Thursday in the south of France at age 102, was one of the greatest photojournalists of the 20th century.Sheila Duncan/Courtesy of Harry Ransom Centerhide caption

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'An Almost Volcanic Life Force': Writer Recalls Anthony Bourdain

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Anthony Bourdain, Chef And Television Host, Has Died At 61

CNN said of chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain: "His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink, and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller."Rich Fury/Invision/APhide caption

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Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain Has Died, CNN Reports

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Jalal Mansur Nuriddin: Bidding Farewell To The Schoolyard Bard

Jalal Mansur Nuriddin of The Last Poets, in London on September 12, 1984. The poet, known as the Godfather of Hip-Hop, died on June 6, 2018 at the age of 74.David Corio/Redfernshide caption

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Munchkin Actor Jerry Maren, Who Handed Lollipop to Dorothy, Dies At 98

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'She Will Not Be Missed': Children Deliver Harsh Send-Off In Mother's Death Notice

The Redwood Falls Gazette in Minnesota removed a death notice from its website last week after it sparked an outcry over what's fair to say about the deceased.Westend61/Getty Imageshide caption

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Yup'ik Language Storyteller John Active Dies At 69

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