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    Obituary: Morton Schindel

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    Obituary: Joyce Carol Thomas

    Award-winning author, poet, and playwright Joyce Carol Thomas, whose works largely focused on family and the African-American experience, died on August 17. She was 79.

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    Hot Off the Presses: Week of August 22, 2016

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