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Harry Chapin
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    (December 7, 1942-July 16, 1981)
    Died at 38 in a car crash
    Famed for composing and singing story telling songs like 'Taxi' and 'Cats in the Cradle'
    Also sang 'The Rock' 'Corey's Coming,' 'They Call Her Easy,' 'Flowers Are Red,' 'Caroline,' 'Shooting Star,' 'Halfway to Heaven,' 'She Sings a Song Without Words,' 'Mail Order Annie' and 'Dance Band on the Titanic'
    Awarded posthumously the Congressional Medal of Freedom
    He named all five of his children starting with the letter 'J' (Jaime, Jason, Jono, Jen & Josh).
    He was told by his friends to be careful when he drove, he was not a very good driver.
    During his car accident, which was brought on by a heart attack, he was decapitated.
    He was a strong supporter of ending world hunger.
    Of his 200 concerts per year, more than half were for charitable causes.
    While on his way to a benefit concert, he was involved in his fatal car accident (1981).
    He convinced President Carter to set up a commission for exploring hunger in America.
    He said: 'America stands for two things: aiding and abetting the quest of every human being for human rights, human dignity and human needs, and providing that individuals can make a difference.'
    Twenty years after his death, his foundation is still benefiting World Hunger.
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