Winston Groom, the author of "Forrest Gump", the 1986 American novel that inspired the classic film, has died. He was aged 77. Groom's death was announced by the mayor of the Alabama city where he lived. "It is with great sadness that I share the passing of our dear friend Winston Groom. The City of The post "Forrest Gump" Author Winston Groom Dies Aged 77 appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. Click here to read full news..