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Remembering Actress Nell Carter

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Remembering Actress Nell Carter

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Remembering Actress Nell Carter

Remembering Actress Nell Carter

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Actress and singer Nell Carter, the star of the 1980s TV sitcom Gimme A Break and of the Broadway smash Ain't Misbehavin', dies of complications from diabetes. She was 54. NPR's Bob Mondello has an appreciation.