The Lessons of a Lost Career

How one unsung professor played by the rules, worked hard at the same university for 27 years, and died worrying that he couldn't pay his bills

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To honor its dead, Charleston Southern University puts together a slide show. But the colleagues and friends who gathered in Lightsey Chapel last October to remember Harold J. Overton, a linguist who died suddenly of cancer after teaching there for...

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