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B.B. King, Leonard Nimoy, and Yogi Berra - just three of the lives we remember in this year's Epilogues.

B.B. King, Leonard Nimoy, and Yogi Berra - just three of the lives we remember in this year's Epilogues.
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B.B. King, Leonard Nimoy, and Yogi Berra - just three of the lives we remember in this year's Epilogues.

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Leonard Nimoy

12/10/2015
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The actor beloved for his role as the pointy-eared half-human, half-Vulcan 'Spock' died of lung disease at his home in Los Angeles on. He was 83. (All Things Considered, NPR, 2/27/2015)

Duration:00:05:00

BB King

12/10/2015
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The great bluesman was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 and toured relentlessly his whole life, wringing peerless emotion out of every note he played. (Morning Edition, NPR, 5/15/2015)

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John Nash

12/10/2015
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Remembering a beautiful mind: Nobel–prize winning game theorist John Nash . We'll look at his game theory, his schizophrenia, and his genius. (On Point, 5/29/2015)

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Moses Malone

12/10/2015
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The Hall of Famer earned the moniker for his rebounding prowess. A 13-time all-star, Malone was also the first player to get drafted to the pros straight from high school. (The Two-Way, NPR, 9/13/2015)

Duration:00:05:00

Stuart Scott

12/10/2015
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Stephen Thompson and Gene Demby remember influential ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott, who died at the age of 49. (NPR, 1/5/2015)

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Darryl Dawkins

12/10/2015
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Former NBA Player Darryl Dawkins Dies at 58. (Time, 8/28/2015)

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Ben E King

12/10/2015
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The crooner sang lead for the Drifters and became famous for the classic hit "Stand By Me." King died April 30th. Fresh Air remembers him with this interview, originally broadcast in 1988. (Fresh Air, NPR, 5/8/2015)

Duration:00:45:00

Allen Toussaint

12/10/2015
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Allen Toussaint, New Orleans R&B Legend, Dies At 77. (NPR, 11/11/2015)

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