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A friend is remembered and missed - Gillette News Record: Columnists

A friend is remembered and missed

Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 12:00 am

WASHINGTON - July 10 on my calendar reads: "Doug Day - Five Years."

That is, five years ago, my friend Doug Marlette - Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, novelist, playwright, raconteur and cultural omnivore - died in a car accident on a rainy road between Memphis, Tenn., and Oxford, Miss.

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