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Old 04-08-2013, 12:36 PM   #1
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Breaking news...Annette Funicello (mousketeer) has died..

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment...ead-at-age-70/

So sad. She was such a fighter.
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Old 04-08-2013, 12:43 PM   #2
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RIP.

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Old 04-08-2013, 12:54 PM   #3
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Very sad indeed.

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Old 04-08-2013, 01:09 PM   #4
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RIP Annette, say hi to Uncle Walt for us.


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Old 04-08-2013, 02:57 PM   #5
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How sad. She was such a nice person.
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Old 04-08-2013, 03:32 PM   #6
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I LOVED her so much when I used to watch the MMC re-runs as a kid that I named my little sister after her!
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Old 04-08-2013, 03:39 PM   #7
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I LOVED her so much when I used to watch the MMC re-runs as a kid that I named my little sister after her!
I bet alot of girls were named after her in the 50's and 60's. So glad she is at peace now.
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Old 04-08-2013, 03:45 PM   #8
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Loved watching her in the Mickey Mouse Club. Loved watching her in all the movies. RIP
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Old 04-08-2013, 04:14 PM   #9
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So Off Topic...

Please take a moment from your day to remember a true Disney icon...


Annette Funicello has died and left her legacy on us all..

God Bless You Annette...We'll Miss You.
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Old 04-08-2013, 04:30 PM   #10
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It's not off topic at all. Cruises mean beaches. Beaches mean Annette Funicello movies.
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Old 04-08-2013, 04:40 PM   #12
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So sad. My mom was her biggest fan. She will be heartbroken to hear this.
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Old 04-08-2013, 05:16 PM   #13
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Said Day for all of US MMC Members

My ears are hanging down today. She was 70 and died from MS. Announced in 1992 she had MS.
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Awwww so sad
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Old 04-08-2013, 05:47 PM   #15
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She was my favorite Mouseketeer ! What a courageous woman !
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