1. Obit

    Michael Crichton Dies

    Michael Crichton, the bestselling author of Jurassic Park and The Andromeda Strain, passed away yesterday from cancer. "Through his books," his family wrote in a statement, "Michael Crichton served as an inspiration to students of all ages, challenged scientists in many fields, and illuminated the mysteries of the world in a way we could all understand." He was 66-years-old.

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