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profile name: Ann-Margret profile occupation: Film Actress, Television Actress, Dancer, Singer
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profile name: Ray Bradbury profile occupation: Author, Poet
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profile name: Alfred Nobel profile occupation: Business Leader, Engineer, Inventor, Chemist
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profile name: Greta Garbo profile occupation: Actress, Pin-up
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profile name: Alexander Skarsgard profile occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor
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profile name: Elin Nordegren profile occupation: Model
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Hollywood stars often get flack for their extravagant lifestyles, and sometimes they seem to be far removed from the rest of us. Not so for all celebrities, though—a surprising number of stars have taken on the big responsibility of serving in the United States Armed Forces. We know them as actors, athletes, musicians, and comedians, but these brave individuals have actually put their lives on the line for their country. Here's a look at celebrity enlistees.
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As women were developing roles outside the home for the first time, TV moms also began playing characters that were relatable to real-life moms. Mary Tyler Moore became America's favorite working woman—30, single and living on her own—on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. As laws changed the racial dynamics of the country, Esther Rolle portrayed the hard-working matriarch of an urban black family on Good Times. Some even chose to remarry like Bea Arthur in Maude...who was on her fourth husband.
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Capturing the whimsy, innocence, and imagination of children can be a difficult thing to do as an adult ... unless you have the talent to think like them. Thankfully, these children's book authors do and have consequently made an indelible imprint on children's literature around the world. From the wizardry of Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling to the evocative illustrations of Where the Wild Things Are's Maurice Sendak, explore our collection of famous children's authors.
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