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Nancy Hatch Dupree 'Grandmother of Afghanistan' dies in Kabul

Nancy Hatch Dupree, a historian from the United States who helped set up the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University, has died in the country whose culture she worked for more than five decades to preserve, the university said on Sunday. Dupree arrived in Kabul in 1962 as a diplomat's wife but soon divorced and married Louis Dupree, an archaeologist celebrated for his adventurous exploits and groundbreaking discoveries of Paleolithic Afghan tools and artifacts.
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