Author of English classroom classic, "Flowers for Algernon" dies aged 86

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Author of English classroom classic, "Flowers for Algernon" dies aged 86

Jun 18 2014

Daniel Keyes, the author of “Flowers for Algernon,” the story of a man with an I.Q. of 68 who temporarily becomes a genius after surgery — a book that inspired the film “Charly,” starring Cliff Robertson — died on Sunday at his home in South Florida. He was 86.

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