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#Irreplaceable: Celebrity Twitter Reactions to Elmore Leonard’s Passing

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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2012 file photo, author Elmore Leonard, 86, stands in his Bloomfield Township, Mich., home. Leonard, a former adman who later in life became one of America's foremost crime writers, has died. He was 87. His researcher says he passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 20, 2013 from complications from a stroke. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2012 file photo, author Elmore Leonard, 86, stands in his Bloomfield Township, Mich., home. Leonard, a former adman who later in life became one of America's foremost crime writers, has died. He was 87. His researcher says he passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 20, 2013 from complications from a stroke. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

After 45 novels and 43 film and TV writing credits, Elmore Leonard passed away today. As one of America's most revered men of letters, Leonard's long reach touched a wide swath of the entertainment business, many of whom took to Twitter to air their respects.