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The son of author Professor Chinua Achebe, Dr. Ikechukwu Achebe (L), and his widow Professor Christie Achebe (2nd L) accompany the casket of late author during the funeral service at Ogidi in southeast Nigeria on May 23, 2013. Renowned author Professor Chinua Achebe was buried at his Ogidi country home. Hundreds of mourners gathered on Thursday in the hometown of Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe for the funeral of the man regarded as the father of modern African literature and the author of the widely praised 'Things Fall Apart.' AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)
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The son of author Professor Chinua Achebe, Dr. Ikechukwu Achebe (L), and his widow Professor Christie Achebe (2nd L) accompany the casket of late author during the funeral service at Ogidi in southeast Nigeria on May 23, 2013. Renowned author Professor Chinua Achebe was buried at his Ogidi country home. Hundreds of mourners gathered on Thursday in the hometown of Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe for the funeral of the man regarded as the father of modern African literature and the author of the widely praised 'Things Fall Apart.' AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)
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The son of author Professor Chinua Achebe Dr Ikechukwu Achebe and his... News Photo 169319806Abuja,Accompanying,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Author,Chinua Achebe,Coffin,Funeral,Holiday,Horizontal,Literature,Males,Nigeria,Service,Son,WidowPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe son of author Professor Chinua Achebe, Dr. Ikechukwu Achebe (L), and his widow Professor Christie Achebe (2nd L) accompany the casket of late author during the funeral service at Ogidi in southeast Nigeria on May 23, 2013. Renowned author Professor Chinua Achebe was buried at his Ogidi country home. Hundreds of mourners gathered on Thursday in the hometown of Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe for the funeral of the man regarded as the father of modern African literature and the author of the widely praised 'Things Fall Apart.' AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)