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His death went unnoticed, as he died the same day John F. Kennedy was shot, but his works are some of the most widely read in English literature. Originally an agnostic, he served in World War I and became a professor at Oxford and Cambridge. He wrote “The Screwtape Letters” and “The Lion, Witch and Wardrobe.” His name was C.S. Lewis, born this day, Nov. 29, 1898. In his book “Mere Christianity,” C.S. Lewis wrote: “The Eternal Being, who knows everything and who created the whole universe, became not only a man but a baby, and before that a fetus in a woman’s body.”

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