Hundreds of people turn out for Betty White parade in New Orleans Betty White died last month and on Monday the TV icon would have celebrated her 100th birthday. Some of the money raised will go to an animal rescue center, a cause close to her heart.

Hundreds of people turn out for Betty White parade in New Orleans

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Yesterday would have been Betty White's 100th birthday. The actress was one of the last people to die in 2021, but hundreds of people celebrated her anyway, marching down the streets of New Orleans' French Quarter. A few men even donned pearl necklaces and tasteful wigs, an homage to her signature look on "The Golden Girls." Some of the money raised by the event will go to an animal rescue center, a cause close to Betty White's heart. It's MORNING EDITION.

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