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Jeffrey Zaslow dies at 53; Wall Street Journal reporter, author
Jeffrey Zaslow dies at 53; Wall Street Journal reporter, author

Jeffrey Zaslow, a Wall Street Journal reporter with a flair for inspirational stories who produced three nonfiction bestsellers, beginning with the 2008 book "The Last Lecture" about life lessons from a dying man, was killed in a car crash Friday. He was 53. Zaslow's death was announced on the website of Detroit's Fox 2 News, where his wife, Sherry Margolis, is an anchor. Zaslow was driving on a snow-covered highway in northern Michigan when he lost control and was hit by a truck. A journalist for more than three decades, Zaslow had written three books before breaking into the bestseller ranks with "The Last Lecture." He wrote the book with Randy Pausch, a...

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