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R.I.P. Atlanta writer Paul Hemphill

Atlanta writer and Hank Williams biographer Paul Hemphill 1936-2009

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Sad news came this morning when word spread that former AJC columnist and author of celebrated books The Nashville Sound and Lovesick Blues: The Life of Hank Williams, Paul Hemphill died after a long battle with cancer.-

Hemphill died at the age of 73. He had carved out a prolific career writing about baseball, country music and the ups and downs of life as a Southerner in the shadow of the Civil Rghts era.-

Read Mara Shalhoup's Fresh Loaf post, R.I.P. Atlanta writer Paul Hemphill.-

(Photo by Jim Stawniak)



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