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"By writing or reading obituaries, we can discover ways to make our time on earth more worthwhile, more productive, more meaningful to others."
Alana Baranick, "Life on the Death Beat"


"'I always read the obituaries in The Times,' I explained to her. 'They make me bloody glad to be alive.'"
John Mortimer, "Rumpole's Return"

Farley Granger

Actor in film, on stage and television -- via the Hollywood Reporter. His best and best-remembered films include "Strangers on a Train," "Rope," "They Live by Night," "Side Street" and "Senso."