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'Golden Girls' Actress Estelle Getty Dies at 84

 
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Honoring the life of Estelle Getty, EmpowHer has compiled a digest of her passing, the dementia she suffered from and what her caregiver told the media.

FOXNEWS:
LOS ANGELES — Estelle Getty, the diminutive actress who spent 40 years struggling for success before landing a role of a lifetime in 1985 as the sarcastic octogenarian Sophia on TV's "The Golden Girls," has died. She was 84.
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,388722,00.html

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INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE:
Getty, who suffered from advanced dementia, died at about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at her Hollywood home, said her son, Carl Gettleman of Santa Monica, California.
http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/07/22/america/gettyobit.php

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POST CHRONICLE:
Everyone's favorite 'Golden Girl' Estelle Getty has died, leaving millions in mourning. The actress was suffering from Lewy Body Dementia, a progressive brain disease.

'The Golden Girls' actress died Tuesday at her home in Los Angeles, according to her caregiver.
http://www.postchronicle.com/news/original/article_212159676.shtml

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