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Oliver Sacks, the incomparable neurologist, writer, and explorer of the human condition through whose compassionate voice "science became poetry," has died of cancer at 82. Through many years and until the end, Sacks wrote with grace and clarity about the "enormous privilege and adventure” of being alive, of the right "of every human being to be a unique individual, to find his own path, to live his own life, to die his own death."