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On the Good Ship Lolly Pop

February 11, 2014

Image (61)I have just read that Shirley Temple, child actress and Ambassador has passed away. As a child of the fifties I was mesmerized by the dancer’s of that time. I sang and danced along with all of them. I didn’t quite have the moves just right, but in my young heart I loved what I saw. To me Shirley Temple exemplified goodness. Her sweet face and dimples, made her an all time star in my world. I don’t know a lot about her. I don’t know if she had a stage mother and father. She looked happy and was a talented actress. Rest in Peace Shirley, and know that you brightened this woman’s world.

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  1. February 11, 2014 11:53 AM

    You know, I never really was a Shirley Temple fan as a kid. But, we had a cobalt blue milk pitcher with her image on it that belonged to my mom’s family. That’s gone to my aunt now, but I remember it fondly. And if Mom still were here, she’d be snuffling around. She was a great Shirley Temple fan!

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  2. February 11, 2014 11:57 AM

    Remember her well. May she rest in peace.

    BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!

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  3. February 11, 2014 3:50 PM

    What a talented child she was! She brought happiness to a lot of people.

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  4. Ellen permalink
    February 11, 2014 8:27 PM

    I really loved her. So many great memories enjoying all her movies, dances, and songs!! Our daughter Katie had a Shirley Temple at dinner tonight…RIP Shirley!

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  5. February 11, 2014 10:48 PM

    I remember my mom always talked about growing up “with” her and I thought that was neat but I thought it was so long before–like the Dark Ages or something. She had a talent and lots of cuteness. What a great memory you have shared. Thanks. 🙂

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  6. February 14, 2014 9:06 PM

    You could’ve been a contenda! You were such a cutie yourself. Ditto the remarks about Shirley Temple. She was…and remains…a doll.

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