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In memoriam: Those we lost in 2016

Professional boxer and activist Muhammad Ali. Age 74. 

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Professional boxer and activist Muhammad Ali. Age 74. Action Images / Sporting Pictures

Professional boxer and activist Muhammad Ali. Age 74. Action Images / Sporting Pictures
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Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher. Age 60. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher. Age 60. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher. Age 60. REUTERS/Paul Hackett
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Actress Debbie Reynolds. Age 84. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/File Photo

Actress Debbie Reynolds. Age 84. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/File Photo

Actress Debbie Reynolds. Age 84. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/File Photo
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British singer George Michael. Age 53. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

British singer George Michael. Age 53. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

British singer George Michael. Age 53. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz
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Musician Prince. Age 57. 


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Musician Prince. Age 57. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Musician Prince. Age 57. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Former first lady and actress Nancy Reagan. Age 94. 


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Former first lady and actress Nancy Reagan. Age 94. REUTERS/File

Former first lady and actress Nancy Reagan. Age 94. REUTERS/File
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Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro. Age 90.  




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Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro. Age 90. REUTERS/Prensa Latina

Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro. Age 90. REUTERS/Prensa Latina
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Musician David Bowie. Age 69.   



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Musician David Bowie. Age 69. REUTERS/File

Musician David Bowie. Age 69. REUTERS/File
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Astronaut and former senator John Glenn. Age 95.

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Astronaut and former senator John Glenn. Age 95. REUTERS/Stringer

Astronaut and former senator John Glenn. Age 95. REUTERS/Stringer
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Golfer Arnold Palmer. Age 87. 

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Golfer Arnold Palmer. Age 87. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Golfer Arnold Palmer. Age 87. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Age 79.   



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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Age 79. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Age 79. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Former Detroit Red Wings player, "Mr. Hockey" Gordie Howe. Age 88.

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Former Detroit Red Wings player, "Mr. Hockey" Gordie Howe. Age 88. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Former Detroit Red Wings player, "Mr. Hockey" Gordie Howe. Age 88. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi
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Writer, Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel. Age 87. 


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Writer, Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel. Age 87. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Writer, Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel. Age 87. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Novelist Harper Lee, author of "To Kill A Mockingbird." Age 89.   


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Novelist Harper Lee, author of "To Kill A Mockingbird." Age 89. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Novelist Harper Lee, author of "To Kill A Mockingbird." Age 89. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen. Age 82.

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Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen. Age 82. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen. Age 82. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
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Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno. Age 78. 


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Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno. Age 78. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno. Age 78. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Actor Alan Rickman. Age 69. 


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Actor Alan Rickman. Age 69. REUTERS/Olivia Harris

Actor Alan Rickman. Age 69. REUTERS/Olivia Harris
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Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt, winner of eight NCAA championships and first NCAA coach with at least 1,000 wins. Age 64.  


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Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt, winner of eight NCAA championships and first NCAA coach with at least 1,000 wins. Age 64. REUTERS/Bradley Bower

Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt, winner of eight NCAA championships and first NCAA coach with at least 1,000 wins. Age 64. REUTERS/Bradley Bower
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New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham. Age 87.

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New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham. Age 87. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham. Age 87. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Record producer George Martin, also known as The Fifth Beatle. Age 90. 

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Record producer George Martin, also known as The Fifth Beatle. Age 90. REUTERS/File

Record producer George Martin, also known as The Fifth Beatle. Age 90. REUTERS/File
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Former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres. Age 93.  



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Former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres. Age 93. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres. Age 93. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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Actress Florence Henderson, who starred as Carol Brady on "The Brady Bunch." Age 82.  


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Actress Florence Henderson, who starred as Carol Brady on "The Brady Bunch." Age 82. REUTERS/Max Morse

Actress Florence Henderson, who starred as Carol Brady on "The Brady Bunch." Age 82. REUTERS/Max Morse
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Canadian actor Alan Thicke, best known for his leading role in the 1980s family sitcom "Growing Pains" and as the father of R&B singer Robin Thicke. He was 69. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Canadian actor Alan Thicke, best known for his leading role in the 1980s family sitcom "Growing Pains" and as the father of R&B singer Robin Thicke. He was 69. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Canadian actor Alan Thicke, best known for his leading role in the 1980s family sitcom "Growing Pains" and as the father of R&B singer Robin Thicke. He was 69. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
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Actor Gene Wilder. Age 83.  


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Actor Gene Wilder. Age 83. REUTERS/Shawn Baldwin

Actor Gene Wilder. Age 83. REUTERS/Shawn Baldwin
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Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez. 

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Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez. Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez. Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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60 Minutes journalist Morley Safer. Age 84. 

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60 Minutes journalist Morley Safer. Age 84. REUTERS/Stephen Chernin

60 Minutes journalist Morley Safer. Age 84. REUTERS/Stephen Chernin
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Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor. Age 99. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor. Age 99. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor. Age 99. REUTERS/Fred Prouser
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Country artist Merle Haggard, who wrote "Okie from Muskogee" and "The Fightin' Side Of Me." Age 79.  


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Country artist Merle Haggard, who wrote "Okie from Muskogee" and "The Fightin' Side Of Me." Age 79. REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni

Country artist Merle Haggard, who wrote "Okie from Muskogee" and "The Fightin' Side Of Me." Age 79. REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni
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Comedian Garry Shandling. Age 66. 


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Comedian Garry Shandling. Age 66. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Comedian Garry Shandling. Age 66. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Journalist Gwen Ifill. Age 61.

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Journalist Gwen Ifill. Age 61. REUTERS/John Sommers

Journalist Gwen Ifill. Age 61. REUTERS/John Sommers
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Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Age 46.   


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Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Age 46. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Age 46. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
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Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid. Age 65.  


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Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid. Age 65. REUTERS/Barry Huang

Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid. Age 65. REUTERS/Barry Huang
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Actor Anton Yelchin. Age 27. 


REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Actor Anton Yelchin. Age 27. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

Actor Anton Yelchin. Age 27. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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Glenn Frey of the rock group The Eagles. Age 67. 


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Glenn Frey of the rock group The Eagles. Age 67. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Glenn Frey of the rock group The Eagles. Age 67. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Actress Doris Roberts, best known for her role in "Everybody Loves Raymond." Age 90. 



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Actress Doris Roberts, best known for her role in "Everybody Loves Raymond." Age 90. REUTERS/Jim Ruymen

Actress Doris Roberts, best known for her role in "Everybody Loves Raymond." Age 90. REUTERS/Jim Ruymen
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Agnes Nixon, creator of the soap opera series "All My Children" and "One Life To Live." Age 93.  


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Agnes Nixon, creator of the soap opera series "All My Children" and "One Life To Live." Age 93. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Agnes Nixon, creator of the soap opera series "All My Children" and "One Life To Live." Age 93. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
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Playwright Edward Albee, author of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Age 88. 

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Playwright Edward Albee, author of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Age 88. REUTERS/Jeff Christensen

Playwright Edward Albee, author of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Age 88. REUTERS/Jeff Christensen
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Actress Patty Duke, who won the Oscar for best supporting actress for "The Miracle Worker" at age 16, and devoted much of her life to advocating mental health issues.  Age 69.   

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Actress Patty Duke, who won the Oscar for best supporting actress for "The Miracle Worker" at age 16, and devoted much of her life to advocating mental health issues. Age 69. REUTERS/Jim Ruymen

Actress Patty Duke, who won the Oscar for best supporting actress for "The Miracle Worker" at age 16, and devoted much of her life to advocating mental health issues. Age 69. REUTERS/Jim Ruymen
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Director Garry Marshall, who created the TV series "Happy Days," and directed films such as "Pretty Woman" and "The Princess Diaries." Age 81.   


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Director Garry Marshall, who created the TV series "Happy Days," and directed films such as "Pretty Woman" and "The Princess Diaries." Age 81. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Director Garry Marshall, who created the TV series "Happy Days," and directed films such as "Pretty Woman" and "The Princess Diaries." Age 81. REUTERS/Fred Prouser
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Former United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. Age 93.   REUTERS

Former United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. Age 93. REUTERS

Former United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. Age 93. REUTERS
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Rene Angelil, husband and former manager of Celine Dion. Age 73.  


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Rene Angelil, husband and former manager of Celine Dion. Age 73. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Rene Angelil, husband and former manager of Celine Dion. Age 73. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Maurice White, lead vocalist for Earth, Wind and Fire. Age 74. 

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Maurice White, lead vocalist for Earth, Wind and Fire. Age 74. REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Maurice White, lead vocalist for Earth, Wind and Fire. Age 74. REUTERS/Fred Prouser
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Actor Kenny Baker, best known for playing R2-D2 in the Star Wars franchise. Age 81. 


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Actor Kenny Baker, best known for playing R2-D2 in the Star Wars franchise. Age 81. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty

Actor Kenny Baker, best known for playing R2-D2 in the Star Wars franchise. Age 81. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty
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