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Remembering Annette Funicello, America's Mouseketeer

Apr 9, 2013 (Fresh Air from WHYY) — Handpicked by Walt Disney to be one of the original Mouseketeers, Annette Funicello was America's girl next door. She spoke to Fresh Air in 1994 about Mickey Mouse ears and why she went public with her multiple sclerosis diagnosis. She died Monday at age 70 from complications of the disease.

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