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Tribute to Rita Moreno at the Fortaleza

The Puerto Rican actress and singer Rita Moreno was honored today by the First Lady Wilma Pastrana Jimenez, who acknowledged her long career in the entertainment world. The artist, whose real name is Rosa Dolores Alverio, was received in La Fortaleza, where Governor Alejandro García Padilla, and some well-known personalities were there to recognize Rita Moreno for her contribution to the cultural activities of the country. "The great things are achieved with great effort and toughness. These are the same values that our Puerto Rico needs to embrace to overcome great obstacles and challenges which we live. Rita is a…
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Shirley Temple Black, Screen Darling, Dies at 85

Shirley Temple Black, who as a dimpled, precocious and determined little girl in the 1930s sang and tap-danced her way to a height of Hollywood stardom and worldwide fame that no other child has reached, died on Monday night at her home in Woodside, Calif. She was 85. Her publicist, Cheryl Kagan, confirmed her death. Ms. Black returned to the spotlight in the 1960s in the surprising new role of diplomat, but in the popular imagination she would always be America’s darling of the Depression years, when in 23 motion pictures her sparkling personality and sunny optimism lifted spirits and…
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