Elmore Leonard — Legendary Writer Behind ‘Justified,’ ‘Get Shorty’ Suffers Stroke

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Elmore Leonard — the brilliant writer whose works served as the basis for “Justified” and “Get Shorty” — is hospitalized after suffering a stroke last week.

87-year-old Leonard lives in Detroit, but it”s unclear if that”s where he”s being treated.

Leonard is a legend — dozens of his novels and short stories have been transformed into movies or TV shows … including “Out of Sight,” “Be Cool,” “Hombre,” “Mr. Majestyk” and “3:10 to Yuma.”

Details surrounding Leonard”s condition are unclear.

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