Her portraits of children with big, sad eyes became an art-world phenomenon in the 1960s. For years, her husband falsely claimed credit for her work.

He received the nation’s highest military award for valor for his actions at the Battle of Iwo Jima in 1945.

Raised in an orphanage, he went on to amass a multibillion-dollar fortune as founder of Luxottica, one of the largest manufacturers of eyeglasses in the world.

Her school inspired the play “Charm” by Philip Dawkins, who called her “the mother of queer Chicago.” She was also the subject of a documentary, “Mama Gloria.”

After starting five games for the Denver Broncos in 1968, he was switched to wide receiver and never played quarterback again.

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With a 1969 exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery, the D.C. artist instantly became one of the country's most acclaimed abstract painters.

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He was a force behind many of projects that transformed the Northern Virginia suburbs into a commercial hub.

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A onetime veterinarian, he became a regular on NPR with his comical stories and poems of rural life.

Over a 40-year period, she and her husband amassed a major collection of African American art.

Before joining The Post in 1998, he spent almost 25 years overseeing editorial operations of community newspapers in Howard and Baltimore counties.

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With the San Francisco 49ers in the 1950s, he was one of the NFL's most elusive and explosive runners.

The first rock musical on Broadway, Hair" scandalized audiences with its themes and full nudity.

With Washington in 1963, he tied an NFL record by throwing a 99-yard touchdown pass to Bobby Mitchell.

He practiced medicine for 17 years before turning to national health policy and championing alternative approaches to American health care.

He brought blockbuster museum exhibitions and innovative public programming to an audience of millions.

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He was named college basketball's player of the year in leading the Tar Heels to their first NCAA title.

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As Boulder County clerk, she granted six same-sex marriage licenses in 1975 — four decades before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of gay marriage.

He was best known for his semiautobiographical first novel, “In the Castle of My Skin,” which he wrote at age 23.

A onetime music journalist, he had lived in Brazil since 2007 and was researching a book on the Amazon when he was killed.

Bruno Pereira, a Brazilian expert on isolated Indigenous communities who led grueling expeditions into remote corners of the Amazon forest, was killed by a fisherman in the Javari Valley region of western Brazil, authorities said.

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