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|Born||Anne Carroll Bell|
December 4, 1927
Montgomery, Alabama, United States
|Died||March 14, 2001 73) (aged|
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
|Occupation||Teacher, Author, Poet|
|Genre||Detective fiction, Poetry|
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