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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Shirley Temple RIP

Shirley was a superstar before the term was invented. She said she was about 8 when adoring crowds shouting their love for her made her realize she was famous.

"I wondered why," she recalled. "I asked my mother and she said, 'Because your films make them happy.'"