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Author Harper Lee dies at 89

Posted at 8:40 AM, Feb 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-19 10:48:27-05

Author Harper Lee, who gained fame with "To Kill a Mockingbird," died Friday at age 89.

According to, Lee died in her hometown of Monroeville, Ala.

Lee published "Mockingbird" in 1960. Her sequel, "Go Set a Watchmen," was published last year.