Betty White dies at 99

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Betty White dies at 99

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18 days before her 100th birthday.

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I used to know an LSU fan who was always talking about The Golden Girls. Turns out he was talking about something else.

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I literally saw my Facebook wall plastered with interviews with her this past week, about what a treasure she was and how she lived to nearly 100...and a day later, she's gone. I thought it was a joke at first.

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I'm blaming People magazine for jinxing her... big headline "Betty White Turns 100!" Issue came out last week before she passed.
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Johnny Mac wrote: Mon Jan 03, 2022 2:13 pm I'm blaming People magazine for jinxing her... big headline "Betty White Turns 100!" Issue came out last week before she passed.
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Johnny Mac wrote: Mon Jan 03, 2022 2:13 pm I'm blaming People magazine for jinxing her... big headline "Betty White Turns 100!" Issue came out last week before she passed.
Yeah, I think that's the one that led to all the stories I saw.

That headline, pardon the pun, didn't age well.
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Typically I'd channel my inner Robert Altman and say the passing of a very old person is never a tragedy. But White was a mensch, and three weeks shy of 100 just seems cruel.

Golden Girls were fine. Her work on Mary Tyler Moore was EPIC however.
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A giant in every way, while not being aggressively self-promoting. A fighter of racism before it was cool.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/ ... an-racism/

A life well lived. Rest in peace.
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That’s a good one :lol:
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When you die less than a month before your hundredth birthday, and people are posting that you've "gone too soon," you know you had a good life.
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saw an Onion headline last week: People Rolling the Dice with Alan Alda 86th Birthday Cover
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