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NPR Newscaster Craig Windham Dies At 66

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NPR Newscaster Craig Windham Dies At 66

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NPR Newscaster Craig Windham Dies At 66

NPR Newscaster Craig Windham Dies At 66

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NPR journalist Craig Windham died over the weekend. NPR has this remembrance.

ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:

It is hard to imagine NPR without this voice.

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CRAIG WINDHAM, BYLINE: From NPR News in Washington, I'm Craig Windham.

SHAPIRO: Our colleague newscaster and reporter Craig Windham died unexpectedly yesterday.

AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

Craig lit up when he left the newsroom to cover something, especially if it had good sound.

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WINDHAM: Thousands of people watching, looking skyward, taking pictures, saying farewell to Discovery as it makes its final journey into history.

SHAPIRO: He was not only an award-winning journalist. Craig also worked as a counselor, helping young people.

CORNISH: And somehow, between two jobs and volunteering for his church, he sang in the National Cathedral Choir. NPR's Craig Windham died yesterday at age 66.

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