Harper Lee, Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ Dies at 89

  
It is reported via Hank Conner, a nephew of Harper Lee’s, that she died in her sleep at the Meadows, an assisted living facility.

“Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” That was the only time I ever heard Atticus say it was a sin to do something, and I asked Miss Maudie about it. “Your father’s right,” she said. “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing except make music for us to enjoy.” ~ To Kill a Mockingbird

     
    
    
 

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