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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Butch Minds the Baby" is one of the many popular Damon Runyon stories he wrote about guys and dolls in New York City.
Damon Runyon wrote, "Huggins always struck me as rather a pathetic figure in many ways early in his managerial career.
Caption: More than 660 people--from those affected by cancer to professional stair climbers--took part in the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation's first ever Runyon Up stair climb at the new 4 World Trade Center building on April 3, raising more than $173,000 for young cancer researchers.
WEDNESDAY PORTHCAWL Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon and presented by Porthcawl Comprehensive School at Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl.
The study was financed by a Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award, the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute.
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.
Along with such folks as HBO color man Larry Merchant, HBO judge Harold Lederman (whom I profiled last year), and others, Sugar was a vestige of boxing's days as a clubby, night-on-the-town pastime, almost inseparable from cigar smoke and references to Damon Runyon, and nearly as closely associated with old Jewish kibbitzers.
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.
With music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and a book by Abe Burrows, Jo Swerling and Damon Runyon, the musical will go on to run for 1,200 performances and win a number of Tony Awards, including for best musical.