‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom dead at 77 – serialpressit

‘Forrest Gump’ author Winston Groom dead at 77

FAIRHOPE, Ala. — Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring pop cultural phenomenon, has died at age 77.

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Mayor Karin Wilson of Fairhope, Alabama, said in a message on social media that Groom had died in that south Alabama town. A local funeral home also confirmed the death and said arrangements were pending.

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“While he will be remembered for creating Forrest Gump, Winston Groom was a talented journalist & noted…

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