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Prolific, painfully candid ex-poet laureate Donald Hall dies

8 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

NEW YORK - Donald Hall, a prolific, award-winning poet and man of letters widely admired for his sharp humor and painful candor about nature, mortality, baseball and the distant past, has died at age 89. Hall's daughter, Philippa Smith, confirmed Sunday that her father died Saturday at his home in Wilmot, New Hampshire, after being in hospice care for some time.
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Former US poet laureate Donald Hall dies in New Hampshire

Former US poet laureate Donald Hall dies in New Hampshire

8 monthes ago   |   By WMUR

Hall was the nation's 2006-2007 poet laureate
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