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David Carr

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I posted this internally to Medium employees on February 13, 2015. See Hatching Inside Medium for more context.

Medium Lost a Great Friend

Nobody who ever met David Carr will forget him. He was, in every sense, distinctive — an odd-looking fellow (one account nailed it — stork-like), with a gravelly voice, Keane-esque eyes behind thick spectacles, and just a little bit of hipster swagger. (Probably the only Times-person who could call you “brother,” and pull it off.) Just about everyone he met knew who he was, and he used that power for good — ignoring the fame part and exploiting the familiarity to get…

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