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Dayton Honors Poet Paul Laurence Dunbar

12:00AM
February
6, 2006

The city of Dayton is marking the 100th anniversary of the death of one of its native sons. Poet and author Paul Laurence Dunbar died of tuberculosis on February 9th, 1906. Befriended by the Wright Brothers and known across the U.S., Dunbar passed away at the age of 33.