Damon Runyon

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United States writer of humorous stylized stories about Broadway and the New York underground (1884-1946)

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Today, the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation held its annual Accelerating Cancer Cures Research Symposium designed to foster communication and collaboration between cancer researchers in industry and academia to speed progress against cancer.
vvEasyas1-2-3 1 Damon Runyon wrote: "I long ago came to the conclusion that all life is [wh against.
Which famous musical was partly inspired by a Damon Runyon story entitled The Idyll Of Miss Sarah Brown?
Henry, Anna Quindlen, Mike Royko, Damon Runyon and Dorothy Thompson.
It is based on The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown and Blood Pressure, two short stories by Damon Runyon, and also borrows characters and plot elements from other Runyon stories, most notably Pick the Winner.
Two of the authors received support from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation and the American Gastroenterological Association, respectively.
The story is based on a short story by Damon Runyon with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser.
Unless, of course, you included proper names, in which case we would have to add writers Damon Runyon and John Bunyan.
A new pilot partnership between the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, the National Cancer Institute's Center for Cancer Research, and the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation will offer some of the capabilities and expertise of America's research hospital to an external group of clinical investigators in cancer research.
I used to love Damon Runyon, who as a creator of unreal worlds has much in common with P.
Despite the term's almost invariable appearance in a UK context, it was apparently invented by the American writer Damon Runyon in the 1930s.
But these characters, their grandiose slang, and their amusing adventures originated in the stories of Damon Runyon, who began life in Manhattan, Kansas, and ended as the most famous chronicler of that other Manhattan in the 1930s and '40s.
19) See JIMMY BRESLIN, DAMON RUNYON 247 (1991) ("Don't ever leave white space.
She has raised money for cancer and children's charities, including Macmillan Cancer Relief, Sparks, Damon Runyon Cancer Research and Hannah House children's care home in Rothwell.
Columnists like the splendid Red Smith, and Damon Runyon and Runyon's protege, Jimmy Cannon.