Son returns mother’s overdue library book – 84 years later

Never too late to return your library books’

By CHRISTINA MAXOURIS, CNN
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(CNN) – Shreve Memorial Library in Louisiana waived its $3 late fee for the man who returned a book more than eight decades later.

In 1934, the man’s mother checked out “Spoon River Anthology,” by Edgar Lee Masters, when she was 11. The book is a collection of poems written as first-person narratives by the dead residents of the fictional town of Spoon River, reflecting on their lives and deaths.

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