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Karen Carpenter Dies of Anorexia-Related Heart Failure (1983)

Anorexia nervosa was a little-known disorder during Carpenter's life, but her death brought it lasting media attention. Performing alongside her brother Richard as half of the Carpenters duo, she had become a successful pop singer in the 1970s. Behind the scenes, however, her obsessive dieting and extreme weight fluctuations took a toll on her health, straining her heart. She succumbed to a heart attack at the age of 32. What is her husband said to have thrown into the casket at her funeral? More...
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Karen Carpenter Dies of Anorexia-Related Heart Failure (1983)
Anorexia nervosa was a little-known disorder during Carpenter's life, but her death brought it lasting media attention. Performing alongside her brother Richard as half of the Carpenters duo, she had become a successful pop singer in the 1970s. Behind the scenes, however, her obsessive dieting and extreme weight fluctuations took a toll on her health, straining her heart. She succumbed to a heart attack at the age of 32.
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I've always thought that it was a real shame she died. She was so talented.

The past is to be respected/acknowledged, not worshipped. It is in our future we will find our greatness. Pierre Trudeau
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Karen Anne Carpenter
- A talented and skilled singer that put sweetness in music with her voice and attitude on stage.
- Unfortunately, she wasn't able to deal with personal problems as well as not received the proper care from people around her in identifying the real problem, driving her to very dark places of depression and loneliness.
- This day marks the end of this light in the pop music. However, once cast, light travels longer than the universe, so does her.
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