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Celebrated author Harper Lee is reportedly dead at the age of 89.  Lee is best known for "To Kill A Mockingbird."  The website AL.com reported the death, citing multiple sources in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Lee won a Pulitzer Prize in 1961 for "To Kill A Mockingbird."  The novel is coming-of-age story about race and Southern society.  It was turned into a movie starring Gregory Peck in 1962.  

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