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Some Famous People with the surname of Brackett

Wikipedia Leigh Douglass Brackett (December 7, 1915 ? March 18, 1978) was an American author, particularly of science fiction.
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Wikipedia Charles Brackett (November 26, 1892 - March 9, 1969) was an American novelist, screenwriter, and film producer.
Wikipedia Gary Lawrence Brackett (born May 23, 1980 in Glassboro, New Jersey) is a middle linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts of the NFL.
Wikipedia Bruce Godfrey Brackett (16 October 1915 ? 14 January 1943) was an United States naval aviator who was posthumously awarded the Silver Star for his heroism during World War II.

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