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December 19: Richard Leakey (1944)

It was on this date, December 19, 1944, that Richard Erskine Leakey was born in Kenya to famous anthropologists, Louis and Mary Leakey. After developing an eye for wildlife photography, Leakey left high school and worked with a photographic safari company. As his half-dozen books demonstrate, Leakey is an evolutionist. Leakey wrote in his autobiography…

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Originally published December 2003 by Ronald Bruce Meyer.

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