Waukegan Needs Ray Bradbury Museum, Biographer Says

City says project to honor author is in the worksWaukegan has two festivals, a park and a library conference room named after Ray Bradbury. But what the town still needs, according to the late author's biographer, is a Ray Bradbury museum.

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