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Cartoonist Charles Schulz poses with a sketch of Snoopy in his office in Santa Rosa, Calif. Schulz, who died shortly after his retirement in 2000, would have turned 100 on Nov. 26. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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'Peanuts' still brings comfort and joy, 100 years after Charles Schulz's birth

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Didier Kassai uses comics to "transmit a message." His father opposed to a career in art until Kassai began earning money for his drawings. Here he sits in his office in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic. Cassandra Vinograd for NPR hide caption

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