Marilyn Monroe's will reveals a quieter, more complicated side to her legacy.
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August 3, 2012 Fifty years after Marilyn Monroe's death, the starlet is making more money than ever. She's become a multimillion-dollar brand thanks, in part, to the will she left behind. But most of those profits are going to companies that didn't even exist until after she died.
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