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Reflections on Anna Nicole Smith,
Ten Years After Her Death

Texas Monthly Magazine, by Mimi Swartz

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/9/2017 4:15:16 PM

It’s hard to care about the tenth anniversary of Anna Nicole Smith’s death with everything else going on in 2017. Looking back at the year she died, 2007, the drug overdose of the former stripper turned icon turned addict didn’t make Time’s list of the top ten news stories, despite her celebrity. Around that time, George W. Bush was president and was busy sending more troops to Iraq. The housing bubble had burst, but “predatory lending” had yet to become part of the lexicon. Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone and was two tough years away from his own passing;


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bella, 2/9/2017 5:22:52 PM     (No. 11149572)


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Omen, 2/9/2017 5:34:29 PM     (No. 11149592)

But she is of no concern to the real world.
Not even worth a movie of the weak.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mabelkitty, 2/9/2017 6:08:55 PM     (No. 11149657)

Both her and her son were heroin addicts.
Maybe if we spent more time asking how and why this ugly drug made a come back in 2007, we wouldn´t be dealing with this like an AIDS epidemic today.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Uno, 2/9/2017 8:16:01 PM     (No. 11149824)

Were they ever able to close the casket...

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