Annette Funicello Dead

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  1. Njaco

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    Ok, maybe this isn't the exactly news for this type of forum, but...well...I had a crush on her when I was a kid..

    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/09/movies/annette-funicello-mouseketeer-dies-at-70.html?_r=0

    Annette Funicello, who won America’s heart as a 12-year-old in Mickey Mouse ears, captivated adolescent baby boomers in slightly spicy beach movies and later championed people with multiple sclerosis, a disease she had for more than 25 years, died on Monday in Bakersfield, Calif. She was 70.

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    Yep, I was sad to hear of this also. Perky and fun, Annette, you will be missed.
     
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    Chris, ME TOO... How very sad, 70YO wow how time flies
     
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    Sad indeed. She'd been sick for quite some time.
     
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    Even I remember her....RIP Annette..
     
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    I didn't realize she and I were so close in age, months!
    She made the show come to life.
    The whole world watched her boobies grow from nuttin to....... I digress.
     
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    Yep, a classic beauty. I used to watch reruns of the Mickey Mouse club just to see her.
     
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    She really was a classic beauty. RIP
     
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    Wait a minute, I had a crush on her too! Actually her and the show was a big part in my learning English when we came to this country in 61.RIP
     
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    A little piece of our childhood gone......
     
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