CREATOR OF POPULAR TOY HAS DIED AT 86

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) –  Donald Levine, the Hasbro executive credited as the
father of G.I. Joe for developing the world’s first action figure, has died.

He died of cancer early Thursday at Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island. His
wife Nan said they were just about to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary.

Levine shepherded the toy through design and development as Hasbro’s head
of research and development.

 

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