Ex-Surgeon General Koop Dead at 96

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By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 25, 2013 6:15 PM CST

(Newser) – C. Everett Koop, the best-known surgeon general of the 20th century, died today in Hanover, NH, at the age of 96, the Washington Post reports. Recognized for his appearance—an epauleted uniform and grim expression that harked back to the Civil War—he also waged...   Read full story »


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