Playwright Tony Kushner reflects on the life of his friend Maurice Sendak, the writer and illustrator best known for his children's book, "Where the Wild Things Are." Sendak died on Tuesday at the age of 83. "Maurice had that ability to speak universally, evidence to the fact that he really was a genius," Kushner says. Kushner adds that he regrets Sendak, who was gay, did not live to hear President Obama embrace same-sex marriage. "He believed in decency, fair play, and integrity, which is why I think [he] would have been very moved to see change happen."

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