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NOTABLE DEATHS  |  February 10, 2016

Christy O'Donnell  ›

Campaigned to get a right-to-die law passed in California…

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DIED TODAY IN HISTORY  |  February 11, 2016

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Whitney Houston spent her childhood singing in church and nightclubs with her mother.

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A traditional New Orleans jazz funeral starts with somber music. It's only after the burial that the band cuts loose with raucous, celebratory tunes.

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So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
-Helen Keller

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Some Chinese funeral attendees are given a red thread, which they tie around their front doorknob to ward off bad luck.

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Obituaries usually inspire tears, but a few unique souls would rather make us laugh.

INSPIRATIONAL LIVES

Billie Lynn

Coached back to back women's college volleyball champions at Sul Ross State

Jack Reed Sr.

Mississippi businessman who opposed segregationist culture

Jennie Wolnerman

Holocaust survivor who lived through a death march by stealing a loaf of bread

Susan Jordan

Elementary school principal who sacrificed herself to save students

Ernest Yazhe

World War II Navajo Code Talker

Philip Pepe

New York sports reporter who authored more than 60 books

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Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.
-Lao Tzu

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