Harper Lee | 1926 - 2016
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Harper Lee | 1926 - 2016

Harper Lee | 1926 - 2016

Author Harper Lee during a ceremony in 2007 honoring the four new members of the Alabama Academy of Honor in the capital, Montgomery.

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Harper Lee | 1926 - 2016

Harper Lee, center, during a 1993 visit to Tuscaloosa, Ala., for festivities marking 100 years since women were admitted to the University of Alabama.

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Harper Lee | 1926 - 2016

In 2007, Harper Lee received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony in the East Room of the White House.

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Harper Lee | 1926 - 2016

“To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee on the set of the film adaption of her novel with Mary Badham, 9, who played Scout in the movie, in February 1962 in Hollywood.

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Harper Lee | 1926 - 2016

Director Alan Pakula and Harper Lee watch the filming of Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” in 1962.

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Harper Lee | 1926 - 2016

Harper Lee visits the courthouse in her hometown of Monroeville, Ala. A small-town Southern courtroom is one of the main settings in Lee’s iconic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

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Harper Lee | 1926 - 2016

Author Harper Lee as a young novelist as seen in the documentary film “Hey, Boo.”

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