Margaret Pellegrini, who portrayed one of the original Munchkins in The Wizard of Oz, died yesterday from a stroke. She was 89 years old.

The actress suffered the stroke at her home in Glendale, Arizona and died at a hospital near Phoenix, according to the owner of a Chicago theater where Pellegrini and other stars from that iconic movie have appeared.

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Sean Sasser, an AIDS activist known to MTV audiences as the boyfriend of Pedro Zamora during the 1994 season of The Real World, has passed away. He was 44 years old.

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Jazz musician George Duke, known as one of the greats in his genre and an influence on countless artists, died Monday in Los Angeles at age 67.

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The mother of a terminally ill 2-year-old Pennsylvania boy who served as his parents' best man at their wedding last weekend confirms that he has died.

Christine Swidorsky Stevenson says on her Facebook page that little Logan Stevenson passed away in her arms at 8:18 p.m. Monday at their house.

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John Palmer, a veteran reporter for NBC News for more than 40 years (1962-2002), died Saturday after a brief illness at a Washington hospital.

Palmer's wife Nancy confirmed he died of pulmonary fibrosis at age 77.

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Art Donovan, the NFL star whose stories about his career maintained his popularity long after his election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, died Sunday.

He was 88.

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