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Friends remember VSU student Blane Stone

Blane Ashley Stone, a junior psychology major from Valdosta, died unexpectedly on Jan. 1, 2023. Stone was a member of Abundant Life Church of God. She enjoyed singing and acting. She also adored her 4-year-old daughter, Blithe Beck. A GoFundMe campaign was organized by close friends of Stone’s that is going to be used to purchase a memorial for her ...

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Remembering Larry King

Larry King, an iconic television broadcaster most famous for his show on CNN, died on Jan 23. King hosted “Larry King Live” on the television network CNN for over 25 years. He was best known for his unique way of interviewing his guests. In 1978, King was hired by the radio network WIOD, where he started a nightly talk show ...

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Remembering Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson, an acting legend for more than 70 years, died on Jan. 28. Her talents helped her to win awards, land stellar roles and be inducted into three difference Halls of Fame. Born on Dec. 19, 1924, from Caribbean immigrants in Harlem, N.Y., Tyson grew up in a religious atmosphere. At the age of 17, Tyson had a daughter ...

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Marvel’s Real-Life Superhero Stan Lee Dies at 95

Nov. 13 was a day of mourning for comic fans worldwide after discovering that Stan Lee, a man responsible for much of the Marvel Universe, was pronounced dead at 95.  Lee was born as Stanley Martin Lieber on Dec. 28, 1922. He was born in New York City to Romanian immigrants and spent much of his childhood watching his parents struggle ...

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