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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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8/12/1937 - 7/1/2014

Authors: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Walter Myers

NEW YORK (AP) — Walter Dean Myers, a best-selling and prolific children's author and tireless champion of literacy and education, has died. He was 76. Publisher HarperCollins says Myers died Tuesday after a brief illness. Learn about the lives of other writers at our Authors Memorial Site A onetime troublemaker who dropped out of high school, the tall, soft-spoken Myers spent much of his adult life writing realistic and accessible stories about crime, war and life in...
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