Christy Achebe, left, wife of late author Chinua Achebe and family members attend an event in Awka, Nigeria, Wednesday, May 22, 2013. People gathered Wednesday to celebrate the life of author Chinua ... more 
Christy Achebe, left, wife of late author Chinua Achebe and family members attend an event in Awka, Nigeria, Wednesday, May 22, 2013. People gathered Wednesday to celebrate the life of author Chinua Achebe, who died in March at the age of 82. His family plans to bury the literary icon Thursday in his home village of Ogidi. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Sunday Alamba
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