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Annette Funicello dies at 70

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Mouseketeer and beach party movie icon, Annette Funicello, has died from complications of multiple sclerosis. Funicello was diagnosed with MS in 1992. The Walt Disney Company confirms she died in a Bakersfield, Calf. hospital 

Disney released a statement saying,"She will forever hold a place in our hearts as one of Walt Disney's brightest stars, delighting an entire generation of baby boomers with her jubilant personality and endless talent."

Funicello was 70. 

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