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Colleague of Studs Terkel says acclaimed Chicago
author has died at age 96.
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and oral historian Studs Terkel gestures during an interview at his home on Tuesday, May 15, 2007, in Chicago. Terkel, became famous for allowing thousands of ordinary people to tell their own stories about how they got through the Great Depression, World War II and even their own work day and what they thought about everything from race to dying. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)