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Novelist William Faulkner Was Born


Portrait of William Faulkner, 1954

William Faulkner, shown here in 1954, believed it was a writer's duty to write about the compassion and endurance of people

CREDIT: Van Vechten, Carl, photographer. Portrait of William Faulkner, 1954. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-110952.

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