STORYTELLING: Lives well spent

Some of the best storytelling in many papers, and certainly in the LA Times, is found in the obituaries.

Today there were two that made for great reading, and left me thinking about what it meant to have a life well spent.

Eleanor Callahan, 95, had been the wife and partner and frequent subject of photographer Harry Callahan.

Dr. Edward Shanbrom, 87, was apparently a tireless researcher on all manner of medical topics, but above all developed a detergent for cleansing blood plasma of viruses, including the HIV.




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