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GLOBETROTTER DIES AT 83


Meadow George “Meadowlark” Lemon III

(April 25, 1932 – December 27, 2015)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Meadowlark Lemon, the “clown prince” of basketball’s barnstorming Harlem Globetrotters, whose blend of hook shots and humor brought
joy to millions of fans around the world, has died.

Lemon’s wife and daughter confirmed to the team that he died Sunday in Scottsdale, Arizona, Globetrotters spokesman Brett Meister said Monday. Meister did not know
the cause of death.

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Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr. is 64 today.

His mother Lynne owned a beauty parlor and his father was an
ordained Pentecostal minister. After taking a semester off from
college, he worked as an overnight summer camp counselor,
where he discovered his acting abilities.


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