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Neurologist, writer Oliver Sacks dies

Sacks was the author of "Awakenings", which was adapted into a 1990 film starring Robin Williams and Robert De Niro

New York

RENOWNED neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks, who explored the mysteries of the human brain in a series of best-selling books, died on Sunday at age 82.

His long-time personal assistant, Kate Edgar, told AFP he died at his home in New York's Greenwich Village, "surrounded

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