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‘Rest in Peace, Queen Betty White’: celebrities react to news of the death of Betty White

By Reuters
01 January 2022   |   8:33 am
Comedic actress Betty White, who capped a career of more than 80 years by becoming America's geriatric sweetheart after Emmy-winning roles on television sitcoms "The Golden Girls" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," died on Friday, less than three weeks shy of her 100th birthday.

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