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Philly Remembers Bob Saget, Who Loved the City ‘With His Whole Heart’

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Philadelphia native Bob Saget is being remembered as a local booster by the institutions where he got his start. WHYY’s Laura Benshoff reports the actor and comedian was found dead in a Florida hotel room on Sunday.

(Original air-date: 1/11/22)

Laura Benshoff covered stories of statewide interest for Keystone Crossroads and WHYY, with a focus on immigration. She previously reported on the suburbs, public education, and mental health. Her work has aired nationally on NPR, Marketplace and Reveal/CIR. Prior to becoming a journalist, she worked for the City of Philadelphia’s Commerce Department. Laura attended McGill University in Montreal, Canada. She diligently works at speaking Spanish and knows a little French.