Maurice Sendak remembered by authors, celebrities

Associated Press Published: May 8, 2012
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"He was unique, grumpy, brilliant, gay, wise, magical and made the world better by creating art in it. (hash)RIPMauriceSendak" — Author Neil Gaiman, via Twitter

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"Maurice Sendak has left us for the land of the wild things. May he carry on adventuring." — Actor Elijah Wood, via Twitter

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"RIP Maurice Sendak. I will always think of you in the Night Kitchen." — Actress Molly Ringwald, via Twitter

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"RIP Maurice Sendak. A literary GIANT for the kids and the kids inside all of us." — Adam Savage, host of "Mythbusters," via Twitter

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"Maurice Sendak is painting with the gods now. Rest in peace, friend." — Author L Halse Anderson, via Twitter

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"My daughter and I just poured out a sippy-cup of apple juice on the curb for the great Maurice Sendak." — Jeopardy uber-champion Ken Jennings, via Twitter