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John McGavern, Buddhist, led university libraries; 82

JOHN H. McGAVERN JOHN H. McGAVERN
By John S. Forrester
Globe Correspondent / October 6, 2008

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Perhaps nothing reflected John H. McGavern's Buddhist beliefs more than his reaction to being shot during a deadly bus hijacking in New York City on July 4, 1977, that made national headlines. (Full article: 846 words)

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