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People attend the memorial service for Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, Va., on Wednesday. Heyer was killed on Saturday when a man, identified by police as a neo-Nazi supporter, drove his car into a crowd of people protesting against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Ruth Pfau, seen here at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Karachi in 2010, led a charity fighting leprosy and blindness in the country for decades. Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Glen Campbell, circa 1967. Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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Glen Campbell, Country Music Legend, Is Dead At 81

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Original Godzilla actor Haruo Nakajima points a figure of the monster he made for the movie during a 2014 interview at his home in Sagamihara, near Tokyo. Junji Kurokawa/AP hide caption

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Haruo Nakajima, The Original Godzilla Actor, Dies

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Barbara Cook performs at the 120th anniversary of New York's Carnegie Hall in 2011. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images hide caption

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Barbara Cook, Tony Award-Winning Actress And Singer, Dies At 89

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Don Baylor, Baseball Star Turned Manager, Dies At 68

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Book Editor Judith Jones Dies At 93

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Ara Parseghian, Legendary Notre Dame Coach, Dies At 94

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Actor Ed Harris Says Sam Shepard Was 'Iconically American'

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Celebrated Playwright And Actor Sam Shepard Dies

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Jeanne Moreau appeared in three different films in 1962: Orson Welles' The Trial, Joseph Losey's Eva and Francois Truffaut's Jules and Jim. Reg Lancaster/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering Actress Jeanne Moreau, Icon Of French New Wave Cinema

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June Foray, Voice Of Rocky From 'The Bullwinkle Show,' Dies At 99

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The late Dr. G Yunupingu performing in Melbourne, Australia in 2008. In accordance with Aboriginal custom, his family and record label have requested that no photos of his face be used. Kristian Dowling/Getty Images hide caption

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Billy Manes, Voice For Orlando's Gay Community After Pulse Shooting, Dies at 45

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Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dies At 41

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Designer Kenneth Jay Lane, shown in 2010, designed costume jewelry for Hollywood stars, Jackie Kennedy Onassis and viewers of TV's shopping channel QVC. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images hide caption

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