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Old 05-01-2017, 04:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Gaines View Post
It is her story and her beauty and the tragedy of her death that create this timeless aura that is Marilyn.

The world that acknowledges her as that iconic beauty elevates her to that goddess level so many see her as.

Was she the most beautiful woman in the world for a time? Yes. It is how we perceived her to be and how she was. Norma Jean became Marilyn and in the true sense of Hollywood she was the stuff that dreams are made of.
You're right, in all respects.

The premature death, particularly. If the memory of her flawless face was now overlaid with recent images of botoxed Marilyn with a turkey neck...

No, nobody wants to see a skirt billowing up to reveal varicose veins and polyester bloomers.
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