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Koop Turned Surgeon General's Office Into Mighty Education Platform

Mon, February 25, 2013 10:32pm

Story by Joseph Shapiro

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Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop died Monday. He was 96. As surgeon general, Koop turned an office with little power into a mighty platform to educate Americans about AIDS prevention and the dangers of smoking.

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