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Column: Our prince of scribes
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BEAUFORT, S.C. -- As the famed author Pat Conroy began his journey from this earth two years ago, he might have dreamed of weekends like this. To see one of his dying wishes realized -- to continue his life’s work nurturing and mentoring readers and writers -- he might have also found himself at a loss for words. This would have been a rarity for a man who found so many words tumbling around in his head that he had to put them down on paper -- literally and in longhand -- to tell his stories.