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Rain Man's Kim Peek And Super Human Feats Of Reading: 2009's Most Amazing Story

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Kim Peek, the savant who was the inspiration for Barry Levinson's original screenplay and film, Rain Man, died last week at age fifty-eight.

The New York Times obit limns the many extraordinary abilities and skills this man possessed.

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