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Maurice Sendak, Author Of 'Where Wild Things Are,' Dead At 83Longtime friend and live-in caretaker Lynn Caponera said she was with Maurice Sendak when he died at about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday at Danbury Hospital.
Houdini Goes On Display At The Jewish MuseumWhether he was swallowing needles, trapped in a straightjacket or locked inside a water torture chamber, Harry Houdini tempted fate and loved it.