Maurice Sendak

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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.