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Missing Harvard Law Professor Found Safe

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Cambridge Police

Police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, say a missing man with Alzheimer's disease was found safe late Tuesday night.

Cambridge police said 66-year-old Charles Ogletree had last seen been around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday at his home on Pemberton Street. After 11 p.m., police said their search remained ongoing, but around 11:45 p.m., they said he had been found in Boston.

Officers said Tuesday night that they were bringing Ogletree back to Cambridge.

Ogletree is a renowned Harvard Law professor and activist. He taught law to Barack and Michelle Obama during his three decades there. He represented the late rapper Tupac Shakur and law professor Anita Hill after she accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

He went public with his Alzheimer's diagnosis in 2016, according to the Boston Globe.

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