Canadian bank robber Roger Caron wrote a prison memoir that earned him Governor General’s Award for non-fiction

CORNWALL, Ontario – Roger Caron, one of Canada’s most notorious criminals — and for a time, one of its most celebrated — is dead.

(This story appeared in The Ottawa Citizen on April 12, 2012. Read the rest here.)

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Fascinating people die every day, some well-known, some not so known. People's obituaries are often the only things written about their rich, varied, interesting lives. This blog celebrates the large and small among us, without whom our experiences wouldn't be as meaningful.

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