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Benjamin Solomon Carson, Sr.
Report: Passages of Ben Carson book lifted
Report: Passages of Ben Carson book lifted

Former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon and potential Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson is under fire for passages included in a 2012 book that appear to be lifted from an anti-socialism website and other sources. A report by the news site BuzzFeed found sections of the book, "America the Beautiful," were reproduced from a website called that has since been taken offline. Other passages mirrored those written by several conservative historians. "Alongside the author and literary agent, we take these matters very seriously," a spokesperson for Zondervan, a Christian publisher owned by HarperCollins, said in a statement Wednesday regarding...