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Poet Richard Wilbur, shown at his home in Cummington, Mass., in 2006, died on Saturday at the age of 96. Wilbur, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator, intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature. Nancy Palmieri/AP hide caption

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Richard Wilbur Reads 'The Opposite Of Pillow'

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Richard Wilbur Dies At 96

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Richmond Community Plans Final Hamaganza In Remembrance Of 'Dirt Woman'

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In this iconic photo from Sept. 20, 1964, New York Giants' Y.A. Tittle squats on the field after being hit hard while passing during a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Dozier Mobley/AP hide caption

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Y.A. Tittle, Star Quarterback For LSU And NFL, Dies At 90

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Remembering Basketball Hall Of Famer Connie Hawkins

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'Primal Scream' Psychologist Arthur Janov Dies At Age 93

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World War II Vet Donald Malarkey, Portrayed In 'Band Of Brothers' Dies At 96

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Remembering Lisa Patterson, A Las Vegas Shooting Victim

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Jalal Talabani, shown here in 2003 in Istanbul, died Tuesday in Germany at age 83. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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As Kurdish Leader And Iraqi President, Jalal Talabani Brought People Together

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Tom Petty's Songs Served As Anthems For Many Generations

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Tom Petty performs with The Heartbreakers at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., on June 16, 2013. Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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Tom Petty To 'Fresh Air': 'The Songs Mean A Lot To People, And It Means A Lot To Me'

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Las Vegas Community Remembers Off-Duty Officer Killed At Concert

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Calif. Special Education Teacher Was Killed In Las Vegas Shooting

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Rock & Roll Hall Of Famer Tom Petty Dies At 66

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Navy Veteran Survives Afghanistan, But Dies In Las Vegas Shooting

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Maureen Scalia holds one of her favorite photos of her and her husband, the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, in their home in Virginia. Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption

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Antonin Scalia's Less Well-Known Legacy: His Speeches

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Marilyn Monroe Helped Hugh Hefner, But Not By Choice

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Hugh Hefner poses at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles in 2010. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Hugh Hefner: Looking Back At A Controversial Life

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