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Battle to the end

I've long admired Cher and am looking forward to seeing her perform in Vegas later this year, so I found it interesting hearing her perspective on the two deaths last night on CNN.

Speaking on "Larry King Live," she recalled what a fighter Farrah Fawcett was in battling cancer.


She was remarkable, Cher said, confirming what we heard and read about Fawcett's strength in fighting a disease that punished her.

Her death was overshadowed late yesterday afternoon by the stunning death of Michael Jackson, and it's ashame it had to be that way.

AP national writer and Penn Stater Ted Anthony has a great piece today on what this all means for a generation. Here it is.