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Can You Believe It? Celebrities Reveal Joan Rivers’ Private Life

“She was funny and you just wanted to be around her. I looked up to her. I learned from her.
I loved her. I liked her. And I already miss her very much."
Underbelly Limited, l1010350, Joan Rivers opens the E4
Udderbelly Southbank festival programme, May 27, 2009

Joan Rivers language might have been blue, but her heart was solid gold. Medics rushed Rivers (81) to The Mount Sinai Hospital after she went into cardiac and respiratory arrest at Yorkville Endoscopy Center. The comedian spent a harrowing week in and out of  “intensive care treatment.” Then her daughter, […]

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Maya Angelou, Author, Actress, Poet And Civil Rights Activist Dies At 86 (Video)

(Photo courtesy of brainpickings.org.)

Maya Angelou by anyone’s estimation, matters.

But today, her publicist announced that the 86-year-old “poet laureate” of America has passed away.

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Former Washington Governor Booth Gardner Dies Of Parkinson Complications At 76

Booth Gardner; @Legacy.com

‘Booth was a leader of tremendous compassion, dignity, and bravery whose service to our state will live on far into the future.’

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General Norman Schwarzkopf Dies At Age 78

General Norman Schwarzkopf Dies At Age 78

Retired General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, the man who commanded the U.S.-led international coalition which drove Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait in 1991, has died.

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Senator Daniel Inouye Of Hawaii Dies

Senator Daniel Inouye Of Hawaii Dies

His last words were, ‘Aloha.’

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