JANET COOKE

<b>Janet Cooke</b><br>
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The Washington Post writer won a Pulitzer Prize for her Septebmer 1980 story, "Jimmy's World," a profile of an 8-year-old heroin addict. Two days after she received the Pulitzer, the newspaper's editor announced that was an elaborate hoax.
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Janet Cooke

The Washington Post writer won a Pulitzer Prize for her Septebmer 1980 story, "Jimmy's World," a profile of an 8-year-old heroin addict. Two days after she received the Pulitzer, the newspaper's editor announced that was an elaborate hoax.

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