Stephen King

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Dick Hallorann Character Analysis

When the Black Spot is burned down by members of a white supremacist group, Halloran has a vision of several members of the hooded mob blocking an exit. King first introduces the character of Dick in The Shining, where he serves as the chef of the Overlook Hotel. Halloran’s “shine,” or gifts of clairvoyance and telepathy, save Will Hanlon’s life.
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Dick Hallorann Character Timeline in It

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Derry: The Second Interlude
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...Fuller solves the problem by forming an old requisition shed where Memorial Park now stands. Dick Halloran , a private first-class who works as a mess-cook, suggests that they could fix it... (full context)
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...up and saves him. The heat is overwhelming and he can feel his skin baking. Dick Halloran n tells Will and his friend, Trevor, that they have to get out by going... (full context)