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12/04/1988 Author Alan Paton dies

Paton was a South African author and anti-apartheid activist. His works include the novels Cry, the Beloved Country and Too Late the Phalarope. Paton volunteered for service during World War II but was refused. He formed the Liberal Association in early 1953.


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