She founded the organization SNAP, one of the most prominent groups for sex abuse victims.

After decades working as a James Brown impersonator, he released his debut album at 62.

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Mr. Smith was paroled and became a cause celebre, only to return to prison for another gruesome assault.

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In seeking to identify social and political trends, he helped popularize the term “baby boomers.”

Mr. Casey appeared in several cult classics, including “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka.”

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Her later years were marked by a family feud and political scandal.

He spent his life “trying to differentiate” himself from his father, who designed buildings for Hitler and served as his munitions minister.

Over eight decades, her stories about Hemingway and Hollywood were praised as classics of the form.

His tempestuous life was portrayed in an Oscar-winning performance by Robert De Niro.

His moderate positions as Education Committee chairman riled many GOP conservatives.

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He kept the Cold War from turning hot by correctly identifying a missile alert as a false alarm.

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He wrote scores of books about contemporary miracles and Marian apparitions.

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Bradshaw, Jerre

Brent, Julia

Brinkman, Fred

Brinkman, Fred

Brintnall, Clarke

Buckley, Joseph

Burkley, Edward

Burkley, Edward L.

Burmester, Raymond

Byington, John

Carlson, Stephen

Carpenter Jr., Russell

Collins, Mai

Craig Sr., Michael

Craig Sr., Michael

Craig Sr., Michael W.

Crawford, Mary

Dahan, Anita Ansieta

Daly, Mavis

De Grace, Monique

Diener, Carrie

Dilworth, Garnett

Dixon, Robert

Dreswick, Muriel

Dunkerley, Craig

Durbin, Michele

Duvall, Elizabeth

Evans Sr., Paul

Evans, Thomas "tom"

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Fowler, Margaret "peggy"

Fuchs Sr., William R. "bill"

Gallagher, Francis "frank"

Gordon, Joan

Grozbean, Laurie

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Haberman, Joshua

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Hamer Iii, Otha John "tres"

Harper, Diane

Hatcher Jr., David Phillip

Healy, Donald

Helm, Alice

Herrick, William

Hofberg, Samuel

Holum, Kenneth

Hurley, Bernadette

James, Hannie

Johnson, Margaret

Jones, Velma

Kady, Mary

Kelly, James

Kelly, Zaire

Kenealy, Joan

Kniceley, Roy W.

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Law, Grace W.

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Lucey, Charles

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Mancini, Ann

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Matula, Stephen

McColl, Gloria "cookie"

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Rice, Jack

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Smith Sr., Frederick E.

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Croom, Phyllis

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Gallo, Elaine

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Goldstein, Bernice

Goldstein, John "jeff"

Gordon, Joan

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Hackley, Slater

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Halleran, Janice

Hamer Iii, Otha John "tres"

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Herrick, William

Hines, Rita

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Jensen Jr., James

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Kastanek, Joseph

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Kelly, Zaire

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Lynch, Florence

Maccallum, Robert

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Magnotti, Louis

Maloney Sr., Dennis

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Marshall, Grace

Mason, Matthew

Massey Ii, Howard

Mathis, Peter

Matula, Stephen

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McFalls, Ryan

McGarrity, Gerard "gary"

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Moody, Frank E.

Mooney, Thomas Joseph

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Morin, Richard

Morman, Rc

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Myers, Calisha

Narron, Thomas

Narsete, Eugene

Neal Jr., Henry

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Nelson, Shirley "joe"

O'Brien, John

Oliver, Jack

Paolone, Anthony

Patton, Charles

Peay, Bobbie

Pennell, Joseph Vincent

Perry, Sandra "diane"

Peschka, Mary

Phillips, Jordan Christopher

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Pugh, John

Pyles, Ruth

Rabb, Helene

Rafferty, Alice

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Reed, Catherine

Rice, Jack

Rich, Joyce

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Shedlick, Gail Ann Madden

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Steele Sr., Samuel

Straub, Peter

Stuckey, Anne

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Sykes, Agnes

Taylor, Roma

Thomas, Dorothy

Thompson, Raymond

Thompson, William

Thurber, W. Robert

Thurman, Dennis

Tolliver, Roy "speedy"

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Trapani, Joseph

Travers, John "eddy"

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Walton, Robert

Walton, Ruth

Watts, Darnell

Weedon, Felicia

Wenger, Benjamin

Wigginton, Barbara

Williams, Danielle

Williams, Eric

Williams Jr., Henry

Williams, Robert Earl

Williams, Shirley C.

Wilson, Viola

Wolf, Stanley

Wright, Mariko

Zervos, Sara

Zervos, Sara

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