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Author Sparks denies lawsuit claims that he defamed educator<
Novelist Nicholas Sparks says there were plenty of grounds to fire the former headmaster at the private Christian school the author founded, but Sparks says the educator was allowed to resign with a severance of more than $150,000<
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By EMERY P. DALESIO<
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Author Nicholas Sparks was balancing his ...