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Plat du morte…

Readers can compare actual last meals (e.g., Adolf Eichmann declined a special meal, preferring a bottle of Carmel, a dry red Israeli wine, of which he drank about half) with those depicted in novels and movies (e.g., John Coffey in The Green Mile: cornbread, meat loaf, mashed potatoes with gravy, okra, and peach cobbler)…

As we contemplate our own final orders, we might consider adding a little tutti frutti, as it was on this date in 1990 that the glorious Little Richard was honored with a start on the Hollywood Walk of fame…

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