He lost an eye while carrying wounded soldiers to safety while under enemy fire.

He also managed the Minnesota Twins and coached three Cy Young Award winners.

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She won three gold medals in the shot put and discus but retired after gender verification was required.

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The principled editorials and ambitious news coverage at his Pine Bluff Commercial influenced the course of race relations, politics and wilderness conservation.

She served on the boards of cultural organizations and hosted galas.

At age 24, she was one of the youngest Pulitzer winners in history and the first woman to be honored in the national reporting category.

He led the program for 20 years after decades as a domestic and foreign correspondent for NBC.

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With her husband, Alfred Free, she developed a glucose dipstick in 1956 that made diabetes testing easier, more precise and less expensive.

A onetime classics professor, he wrote several books about jazz and was a radio DJ.

The radio and television announcer was known to millions of classical music aficionados as the voice of the New York Philharmonic and the PBS series “Live From Lincoln Center.”

“I was trained to go fast, and I will go fast until the day I die,” he once said.

He inspired George Balanchine to create roles for him and created National Dance Institute to mold generations of new dancers.

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He also contributed classical music criticism to The Washington Post for two decades.

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The actress toiled in obscurity for decades before her breakthrough at 56 as Cher’s sardonic mother in the 1987 romantic comedy.

He emphasized investigative reporting as an editor with the New York Times and as the Chicago Tribune’s D.C. bureau chief.

He became one of the country’s most prominent philanthropists in the arts, sciences and education.

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The onetime Mouseketeer later became a teen idol, bull rider and orchestra leader.

He held leadership roles at the Alaska Wilderness League, served as legislative director of the National Wildlife Federation and was instrumental in passage of pro-environment bills.

He designed dozens of commercial and residential buildings.

After 33 years with the spy agency, he published three novels known for their realistic depictions of tradecraft.

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Bentley, Asma "samia"

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Brown, Evelyn

Bruce, Mary

Byrd, Joann

Byrd, Sylvia

Cahill, Ethel "sandy"

Cainelli, Cesar

Campbell, Renee

Castro, Sheryl

Chandeysson Sr., Paul

Christ, Irma

Clark, Ruth

Clay Jr., Augustus

Clay, Max

Collins, Tiffanie

Contreras, Marta M.

Cornell, Georgia "tiny"

Crawford, William

Cummings Jr., Harold Greig

Day, Doris

Denbow, Robert

Dewhirst, Shirley

Dickens, Bessie

Disalvo, Mark

Doctor Jr., Edward C.

Dubé, Patricia

Dunn, Mark

Eanet, Bruce

Ellison, Curtis

Emmit, Karen

Emrit, Karen

Eng, John

English, Viola

Feldman, Irwin

Felus, Anthony

Finley, Robert

Ford, Christine

Foster, William

Fricker, Alberta

Gandy, Andree

Gilliam, Barbara

Giordano, Andrew

Givens-El, Burnett

Graham, Carolyn

Granrud, Jerome

Gray, Mary

Grossmann, Claire

Guss, Lawrence

Hall, Clarence

Hall, Thomas "tom"

Hardwick Sr., John

Harris, Carrie

Harris, Thomas

Harrison, Janet Hodgdon

Haupt, Velester

Henson, Mable

Hershey, Jacqueline

Higgins Jr., George

Hinckley, Charlotte

Hirst, Robin

Holland, Judy

Howard, Elodia

Howe, Valerie

Huebner, Adrian

Irvin, Thomas

Jackson Jr., Joseph Melvin

Jefferson, Trenny

Johnson, Shirley

Johnson, Walter

Jones, Idabel G.

Kelley, Robert

King, James

King, Richard

Kite, Jack

Kratochvil, Jean

Kremer, Carolyn

Leache, Allen

Leatherwood Jr., Howard

Levy, Lois

Ley, Donald

Little, James

Little, Julia

Long, Bruce

Lovejoy, Jeffery

Lucas, Ralph "mann"

Lyng, Donna

Manning, Helen

May Jr., Ernest

Maybury, Robert

McDaniel, Michael

McKee, Rita

Meyer, Katharine

Miller, Edward

Mills-Woodson, Robin

Mixter, James

Moore, Peggy

Mörch, Samuel

Morena, Emma

Morris, Maryellen

Muller, Jeanne

Murphy, Nancy

Myers, Anne

Norman, Willie

Norris, Charles

Nunez, L. Alberto

Owens, Derrick

Page, Alma

Paris Ii, Francklyn "wynne"

Pitts-Royster, Patsy Ladell

Ponsart, Shirley

Potter, Joseph

Powell, Hilton

Presley, Genevieve

Principe, Dorothy

Provance, Paul

Rafa, Henry

Ray, Louise

Reese, William

Rice, Gloria

Richards, James

Roberts, James

Rollins, Sarah

Ross, Betty

Rountree Jr., James

Rycroft, Robert

Salvia, Jeanne

Sanderson, Janice

Sardelis, Philip

Saulnier, Anne

Schehl, Kathleen

Schroeder, Carol

Sheingorn, Larry

Shields, Gail

Sholin, Barry

Singleton, Marcus

Sinnette, Calvin

Small, Victor

Smith, Jeffrey

Spann, Dr. Melvin L.

Spenser, Joan McCaffrey

Stevenson, Nancy

Stone, John

Stroop, Charles

Talpalar, Jay

Taylor, Estelle

Thrush, Wayne

Timmins, Robert

Tolson, Ernestine

Trippett, Frank

Tull, Suzanne

Turner-Ross, Kimberly

Van Sickler, Catherine "kitty"

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Wakefield, Marilyn

Ward, Nadja

Warren, Charles

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Wells, Harold

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Wiggins, Carrie D.

Williams, David

Williams, Ralph

Willson, Albert

Wilson Jr., Samuel "m.d."

Winsor, Catherine "cathy"

Wormley, Barbara

Zeitchik, Herman

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