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Saramago's ashes scattered in Lisbon

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On the first anniversary of the death of the great Portuguese writer José Saramago the 1998 Nobel literature prizewinner’s ashes have been scattered at the foot of a 100 year-old olive tree. The tree was brought from his home village, and will now grow in a square in the capital, Lisbon.