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A Mock Funeral in Baltimore: RIP Edgar Allan Poe

On Sunday an old drunken master of the short story, Edgar Allan Poe, is getting a funeral party in Baltimore. It’s one of the strangest things I’ve ever come across. 

Some of the details of Poe’s death are a mystery, since people were in general indifferent to him during his lifetime. It’s generally accepted that he was found unconscious in a Baltimore street one day, and died shortly afterwards in hospital. 

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