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Patricia Neal's Tragic Life Ends at 84

Beloved actress overcame crippling strokes, tragic losses

(Newser) - Patricia Neal, the Academy Award-winning actress who persevered through a life of numerous personal tragedies, died yesterday at the age of 84. Neal arrived on Broadway as a young talent in the 1940s, only to languish in a series of lackluster films and a doomed affair with actor Gary Cooper.... More »

MLB Fetes Gehrig's 'Luckiest Man' Speech at 70

(Newser) - Major League Baseball will honor the 70th anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s “luckiest man” retirement speech tomorrow, part of a campaign against the disease that now bears his name, the Newark Star-Ledger reports. “It’s one of the great moments in American sports and, arguably, American popular culture,... More »

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