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Shel Silverstein

Age: 66

popular writer and illustrator who brought us the humorous children's poetry collections A Light in the Attic (1981) and Where the Sidewalk Ends (1981). He also penned the classic story The Giving Tree (1964), which is celebrating its 35th year in publication.

Died: Key West, Fla., May 10, 1999

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