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Harold Ramis actor, writer and director, dead at 69

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Harold Ramis the embodiment of the Windy City of Chicago,he was one of Hollywood’s most successful comedy filmmakers when he moved his family from Los Angeles back to the Chicago area in 1996. His career was still thriving, with "Groundhog Day" acquiring almost instant classic status upon its 1993 release and 1984's "Ghostbusters" ranking among the highest-grossing comedies of all time, but the writer-director wanted to return to the city where he’d launched his career as a Second City performer.

Jerry Pippin a comedian ,writer and producer of comedy shows discuses the intersection of real life with the world of social drama and psychological machinations as Harold Ramis
does in 2010 interview with WGN. And the longing for return to one's hometown as in a Tom Wolf story(You can not go home again).