Famous author and novelist J.D. Salinger passed away recently from natural causes. Salinger was well-known for his controversial coming-of-age novel, The Catcher in the Rye. He also wrote several short stories, most of which were published in The New Yorker magazine. He will be remembered for his stories, which were a realistic portrayal of the situations they were written about. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family as they go through this time of sorrow.
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