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Post Mortem: April 13, 2008 - April 19, 2008

Of Parakeets and Freezers

Washington Post obituaries will often include a person's hobby or interest. Often this means a vague enthusiasm for pets ("he liked dogs," "she adored lizards"). Today, I heard a vivid tale of animal bonding. Josephine Czapp, who died April 6 at 89, raised many kinds of pets. But she had...

By Adam Bernstein  |  April 19, 2008; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Are You Ready for Some Football?

So you've never heard of Buzz Nutter, eh? Well, pull up a chair -- and a copy of today's obituary -- and let me tell you about the man who snapped the ball to Johnny Unitas in the Greatest Game Ever Played. Buzz Nutter, whose given name was the elegant...

By Matt Schudel  |  April 18, 2008; 11:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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The Local Angle

John Wheeler, one of the best-known physicists of his generation, died April 13. Newsday's headline for his obit reminded me of the Bronx Home News account of Charles Lindbergh's 1927 Transatlatic flight: "Lindbergh Flies Over the Bronx on Way to Paris."...

By Adam Bernstein  |  April 17, 2008; 11:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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