Death of Zig Ziglar

November 6, 1926 - November 27, 2012
Plano, Texas | Age 86

Motivational speaker dies at age 86
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JAMIE STENGLE, The Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) — Motivational speaker Zig Ziglar, who wrote more than 30 books and focused on positivity and leading a balanced life, died Wednesday in Texas. He was 86.

Ziglar, who had been suffering from pneumonia, died at a hospital in the Dallas suburb of Plano, said his personal assistant, Jay Hellwig.

With an aim at helping people achieve success in their careers and personal lives, in addition to a focus on Christianity,...

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