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Cheryl Charles: Appreciating a friend I never met

This past Friday night, minutes after we had put the Saturday morning edition to bed, I got a notification from the Associated Press. I immediately sent word to my sisters on our group text, knowing they would understand the significance. “Beverly Cleary died. She was 104,” I said. My younger sister answered: “Wow. I feel…

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