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Gary Morse, with wife Sharon, in 1999. Morse transformed a mobile home park in Florida into The Villages, a retirement community of more than 100,000 residents. Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel hide caption

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The Billionaire Who Remade Retirement Living On A Massive Scale

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Thomas Menino, Boston's Longest-Serving Mayor, Dies At 71

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Poet Carolyn Forche stands with her friend and mentor Galway Kinnell (right) during a trip to Japan to attend the Asian Writers Congress in 1983. Courtesy of Carolyn Forche hide caption

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'Lastness': Award-Winning Poet Galway Kinnell Dies At 87

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At Ben Bradlee's Funeral, Mourners Mark More Than His Life

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Celebrating One Of Music's Most Gifted Bassists

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Two Lions Of Journalism, Roaring To The Last

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Former NPR Head Remembered For His Humor, Love Of Baseball.

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Journalist And Political Aide Frank Mankiewicz Dies At 90

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Frank Mankiewicz, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy's press secretary, updates the media about Kennedy's condition after being shot in June 1968. Mankiewicz died Thursday at the age of 90. AP hide caption

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Broadcaster Luther Masingill Was A Fixture In Chattanooga

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Ben Bradlee On Journalism: Be 'Fair' And 'Honest,' But Don't 'Back Down'

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