April 8, 2013

Annette Funicello, ‘America’s Sweetheart,’ dies at 70

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Beloved as one of the most popular Disney Mouseketeers, Annette Funicello went on to star in a series of Beach Party movies, became a celebrity spokesperson for Skippy peanut butter and later hit the road with Frankie Avalon for a concert tour. Several years later she succumbed to multiple sclerosis and went public with her diagnosis. NBC s Anne Thompson reports.

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