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Postmodernism Architect Robert Venturi Dies At 93

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Lux Narayan on the TED stage. Ryan Lash/TED/TED hide caption

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Lux Narayan: What Do Obituaries Teach Us About Lives Well-Lived?

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Burt Reynolds was known for turning down some high-profile parts, including Han Solo, James Bond and the lead in Pretty Woman. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Burt Reynolds, Swaggering Star Actor, Has Died At 82

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Paul Taylor, seen here directing the dance company that bears his name, left his major mark on the dance world as a choreographer. Paul B. Goode/Courtesy of the Paul Taylor Dance Foundation hide caption

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Paul Taylor, Giant Of Modern Dance, Has Died

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