Beat poet, publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti dies at 101

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Poet, publisher and bookseller Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who helped launch and perpetuate the Beat movement, has died. He was 101.

Ferlinghetti died at his San Francisco home Monday, his son Lorenzo Ferlinghetti told The Associated Press Tuesday. The cause was lung disease.

His father died “in …