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July marked the 30th anniversary of musician and social activist Harry Chapin's untimely death.

The anniversary fell on the heels of WhyHunger's 12th annual awards ceremony to honor individuals dedicated to issues surrounding food both nationally and globally.

WHY is the charity that Chapin co-founded to advance long-term solutions to hunger and poverty. Actor Christopher Walken spoke at the event and artist and activist Harry Belafonte also attended the celebration.

But listening to Harry Chapin’s story-telling music that championed ordinary people and evolved, as he did, into causes that included democracy and individual social conscience, is how others are remembering him.

Here’s how Bruce Springsteen remembered Harry Chapin, ‘the man’.

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