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Hunter S. Thompson, 1980

Posted on January 22, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
Author and Kentuckian Hunter S. Thompson made an appearance in UK's Memorial Coliseum September 18, 1980. Thompson is one of six writers that the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning has announced as new members of their Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame. Also included will be Wendell Berry, Guy Davenport, Elizabeth Hardwick, Jim Wayne Miller and Effie Waller Smith. The induction ceremony is January 28.  Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

Author Hunter S. Thompson, a Kentucky native, made an appearance in UK’s Memorial Coliseum on Sept. 18, 1980. The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning has announced that Thompson is one of six writers to be inducted into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame. Also included will be Wendell Berry, Guy Davenport, Elizabeth Hardwick, Jim Wayne Miller and Effie Waller Smith. The induction ceremony is scheduled for Jan. 28.            Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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