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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Cartoonist Bill Mauldin Dies

Cartoonist Bill Mauldin, whose GI characters Willie and Joe won the hearts of countless Americans during World War II, dies at 81. Mauldin won two Pulitzer Prizes for editorial cartooning for his comic strip "Up Front with Mauldin." NPR's Bob Edwards has a remembrance.

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