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We remember authors for the stories they tell and the many ways their words can entertain, enlighten and inspire us. The death of a beloved writer can leave us with a collective sense of loss, feelings of nostalgia, the belief that an era has passed. Fortunately for us, we will always have their works. This memorial site was created to honor and remember authors who've touched our lives.
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9/3/1940 - 4/13/2015

Authors: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Eduardo Galeano

MONTEVIDEO (AP) - Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano, whose "The Open Veins of Latin America" became a classic text for the left in the region and propelled the author to fame, died Monday at age 74. Galeano had been ill with lung cancer for several months. His death was confirmed by the weekly publication Brecha, where he was a contributor. Galeano's work inspired several generations of Latin Americans with powerful, acerbic descriptions of the continent's exploitation by capitalist...
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