Shirley Temple, iconic child star, dies at 85

Shirley Temple lifted America’s spirits as a bright-eyed, dimpled child movie star during the Great Depression and later became a U.S. diplomat, died late on February 10, 2014 evening at the age of 85, a family spokeswoman said in a statement. Temple , who lured millions to the movies in the 1930s, “peacefully passed away” at her California home from natural causes at 10:57 p.m. local time (0657 GMT), surrounded by her family and caregivers, the statement said on Tuesday.

Shirley Temple

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/12/arts/shirley-temple-black-screen-star-dies-at-85.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0 

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