DIED: 6 MARCH

LOUISA MAY AL­COTT

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The Amer­i­can author, most ac­claimed for her semi-au­to­bi­o­graph­i­cal work Lit­tle Women, spent her later years car­ing for her fa­ther, and was with him when he died in early March 1888. “I am go­ing up, come with me,” he asked her, and she replied, “I wish I could.” Just two days later, Al­cott died, aged 55, of a stroke.

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