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Author Jim Carroll Dies At 60

Best-selling author and early punk singer Jim Carroll died in NYC on Friday at the age of 60. Carroll, who wrote ‘The Basketball Diaries’, died on Friday at his Manhattan home, his former wife Rosemary Carroll confirmed. A heroin addict at 13, Carroll documented his teenage years in ‘The Basketball Diaries’, which was originally published in 1978 and turned into …

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