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Clay Aiken’s Congressional Seat Opponent, Keith Crisco, Has Died


I almost fell off my chair when they flashed Clay Aiken’s face on Jake Tapper’s The Lead show on CNN and saw the words “has died” in the headline. For one brief moment, I thought Clay Aiken had died but then quickly realized that his opponent for the U.S. House District 2 seat, 71-year-old Keith […]

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Child Star, Shirley Temple, Dies At 85. Oh The Memories!


We lost another great one! On Monday, February 10th, beautiful and engaging child star, Shirley Temple Black died at 85 years of natural causes, surrounded by her loved ones at her home in Woodside, California. She was and will remain the most gifted of child stars, influencing a legacy of child stars as the years […]

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Legendary Singer Eydie Gorme Dies At The Age Of 84


She was one of my favorite singers in the entire world. A link to my past, when my late Mom and I would listen to the music she performed with her husband, Steve Lawrence, for hours on end. On Saturday, August 11th, the phenomenal Eydie Gorme passed away at the age of 84 years in […]

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All In The Family Star Jean Stapleton Dies At The Age Of 90


It is always hard to lose an acting legend. However, with the news of Jean Stapleton’s passing today, a little spark from my young adult years was extinguished. My memories of this gifted actress during her multi-Emmy award-winning role of the character, Edith, in the acclaimed sitcom, “All In The Family“, were many and still […]

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[VIDEOS] Courageous Cancer Patient Zach Sobiech Dies But Leaves Us With Powerful Life Lessons


Zach, back row on the right, with his family Words cannot express the uplifting and inspirational basis behind this story. Zach Sobiech was 17-years-old when he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. Given just a few months to live, Zach bravely chose life over death, embracing all that the world has […]

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Mickey Mouse Club Star, Annette Funicello, Dies At The Age Of 70


We lost a treasured Disney princess today named Annette Funicello. Look at that picture – a beautiful lady inside and out! I remember growing up to listening to her music and watching her movies. If you are a member of the baby-boomer era, how could you not resist the wholesome entertainment provided by Ms. Funicello […]

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Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Dies At The Age Of 87


Picture Courtesy Of CNN And another legendary politician has passed away today, April 8th, 2013. Former British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, died at the age of 87 years. Needless to say, the feisty politician, who was dubbed the “Iron Lady” by a Soviet Journalist, made tremendous inroads during her tenure as Prime Minister. She was […]

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Our Thoughts And Our Prayers For The Victims At Sandy Hook Elementary School


What can one say? How do you address madness and evil coming together to create such utter chaos and tragedy in the lives of innocent victims and their families? Like many of you, I have been immersed in the events unfolding via CNN in the wake of the horrendous killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School […]

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Legendary Singer Andy Williams Dies At The Age Of 84

Legendary Singer Andy Williams Dies At The Age Of 84


We lost another legend in the music business. On Tuesday, September 25th, the very talented Andy Williams died at his home in Branson, Mo. after a year-long battle with bladder cancer. He was known not only for his golden, soothing voice but also his warm and captivating stage presence. He was a songwriter’s dream, as […]

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Robin Gibb Dead At 62

Bee Gees Member Robin Gibb Dies At The Age Of 62


Via CBC.Ca We have lost so many great artists over the past few months. And, today marked the passing of the great Robin Gibb, who was a member, along with his brothers, of the iconic group, The Bee Gees. According to CBC.Ca: Gibb had been battling colon and liver cancer since last year and fell […]

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Donna Summer. R.I.P.

Donna Summer Has Died. R.I.P. To One Great Lady And Musical Icon


Another musical icon has died. The great singing talent, Donna Summer passed away today at the age of 63 years after a battle with lung cancer, a disease she reportedly contracted after inhaling fumes from the horrific 9/11 attack. Horrible to read and even worse to type. I wonder how many others have suffered or […]

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