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Daily Mail
Jerry Lewis 'intentionally excluded' his six oldest kids from willyears were spent off the big screen but still maintaining his larger-than-life
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
years were spent off the big screen but still maintaining his larger-than-life profile as the national spokesperson for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, with his MDA telethons and events raising over $2.5billion over the years. Lewis is believed... Read more
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The Mercury News
Jerry Lewis left his five sons from his first marriage out of his willPhoto/Julie Markes, File) Lewis, who nonetheless became just as famous for his
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Photo/Julie Markes, File) Lewis, who nonetheless became just as famous for his humanitarian work and his advocacy for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, never confirmed or denied that Minoret was his biological daughter. In 1980, Patti asked for... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
‘This moves me to tears’ Couple honors late son with touching family photothat: “Isaac was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy type 1, also known as W
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
that: “Isaac was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy type 1, also known as Werdnig-Hoffmann disease, in 2014. The Muscular Dystrophy Association and the National Institute of Health say infants who develop SMA type 1 have muscle weakness,... Read more
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Austin Daily Herald
Harvest Festival benefits county’s historical society; Nature Center 5K run is also this weekend$6 per time. For more information, call 507-433-1881. • Pancake Breakfast Fund
Austin Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
$6 per time. For more information, call 507-433-1881. • Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, 8 a.m. to noon at the Eagles. Sponsored by the Austin Post Office, Union Branch 717. Cost is $6 per person. All proceeds go to the Muscular Dystrophy Associa... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
MFD donates more than $65K to Muscular Dystrophy AssociationThe Montgomery Fire Department presented the Muscular Dystrophy Association wit
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
The Montgomery Fire Department presented the Muscular Dystrophy Association with a check totaling $65,900 on Tuesday. The money, which was raised during the 2017 MDA Fill the Boot campaign, will go to benefit kids and adults with muscular dystrophy,... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Norfolk Fire and Rescue ‘fill the boot’ for Muscular Dystrophy AssociationNORFOLK, Va. – Since 1954 firefighters have been ‘filling the boot’ to raise mo
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. – Since 1954 firefighters have been ‘filling the boot’ to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy Association. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Norfolk Fire and Rescue will be out collecting money to support MDA between 7am and noon each... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Huckaby: Snowstorm prompts memories of Guy Sharpeof his favorite gospel songs on many occasions. Guy’s greatest legacy might ha
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
of his favorite gospel songs on many occasions. Guy’s greatest legacy might have been as the local host of the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon, which used to be a staple on Labor Day weekend. He and his partner, Matthew Brown,... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Local Firefighters Raise Money For Muscular Dystrophy AssociationFill The Boot fundraiser. It’s a tradition that dates back more than 60 years.
NBC San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
Fill The Boot fundraiser. It’s a tradition that dates back more than 60 years. The money raised Thursday will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Care Center at Rady Children's Hospital and UC San Diego Health. Funds will also help... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Volunteers get "locked up" to fight muscular dystrophywith a common goal of raising $25,000 that will help affected families in our c
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 9 days ago
with a common goal of raising $25,000 that will help affected families in our community. Fundraiser Coordinator for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Nikki Garcia said the disease affects people all around the world, including several families... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Battle of the Badges is fundraiser for MDA, Special Olympicsbecame an organized effort to raise money for charity. This year, the fire depa
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
became an organized effort to raise money for charity. This year, the fire department collected donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and the police team raised money for the Special Olympics. The game kicked off with state... Read more
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The Selma Times-Journal
Selma Fire Department raises record amount for MDAThe Selma Fire Department had a record year for its Fill The Boot campaign to b
The Selma Times-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
The Selma Fire Department had a record year for its Fill The Boot campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The department raised $8,177 for MDA, the most in the fundraiser’s history. “They always do an amazing job. Last year was the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Battle of the Badges is fundraiser for MDA, Special Olympicsbecame an organized effort to raise money for charity. This year, the fire depa
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
became an organized effort to raise money for charity. This year, the fire department collected donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and the police team raised money for the Special Olympics. For the complete story, read... Read more
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SaukValley.com
John S. CornwellKeith Romke, officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will be at Oakwood
SaukValley.com / Posted 15 days ago
Keith Romke, officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon, In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Visit prestonschilling.com to send condolenc... Read more
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CBS News
Man sentenced in firefighter's hit-and-run deathdeath of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lan
CBS News / Posted 15 days ago
death of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lansing street while collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Police say Taylor, 24, was upset with slow traffic, exchanged words with Rodeman and threw an... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Michigan man gets 30 years in prison for firefighter’s deathdeath of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lan
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 15 days ago
death of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lansing street while collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Police say Taylor, 24, was upset with slow traffic, exchanged words with Rodeman and threw an... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Michigan man gets 30 years in prison for firefighter's deathdeath of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lan
Darien News-Review / Posted 15 days ago
death of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lansing street while collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Police say Taylor, 24, was upset with slow traffic, exchanged words with Rodeman and threw an... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Fishers firefighters raise $11K during boot campaignDrivers, IAFF Local 4907 recently took to the streets for its MDA Fill the Boot
MPNnow.com / Posted 15 days ago
Drivers, IAFF Local 4907 recently took to the streets for its MDA Fill the Boot campaign, raising $11,202 to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The funds will help kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, Lou Gehrig’s disease and... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Michigan man gets 30 years in prison for firefighter's deathdeath of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lan
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
death of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lansing street while collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Police say Taylor, 24, was upset with slow traffic, exchanged words with Rodeman and threw an... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Michigan man gets 30 years in prison for firefighter's deathdeath of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lan
Stamford Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
death of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lansing street while collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Police say Taylor, 24, was upset with slow traffic, exchanged words with Rodeman and threw an... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Michigan man gets 30 years in prison for firefighter's deathdeath of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lan
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 15 days ago
death of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lansing street while collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Police say Taylor, 24, was upset with slow traffic, exchanged words with Rodeman and threw an... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Michigan man gets 30 years in prison for firefighter's deathdeath of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lan
The New Canaan News / Posted 15 days ago
death of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lansing street while collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Police say Taylor, 24, was upset with slow traffic, exchanged words with Rodeman and threw an... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Michigan man gets 30 years in prison for firefighter's deathdeath of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lan
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
death of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lansing street while collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Police say Taylor, 24, was upset with slow traffic, exchanged words with Rodeman and threw an... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Michigan man gets 30 years in prison for firefighter's deathdeath of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lan
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
death of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lansing street while collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Police say Taylor, 24, was upset with slow traffic, exchanged words with Rodeman and threw an... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Man gets 30 years in prison for running over, killing firefighter collecting money for charitydeath of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lan
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 days ago
death of Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman. In 2012, Rodeman was hit in a Lansing street while collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Police say Taylor, 24, was upset with slow traffic, exchanged words with Rodeman and threw an... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Hillsborough Society Datebook 2017-18LifePath Hospice, 5:30 p.m.; Jackson's Bistro, Harbour Island; $150; (813) 871-
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
LifePath Hospice, 5:30 p.m.; Jackson's Bistro, Harbour Island; $150; (813) 871-8431 or chaptershealth.org. Nov. 9: Muscular Dystrophy Association Muscle Team dinner and auction; Bryan Glazer Family JCC; 5:30 p.m., VIP; 6:30 p.m., general... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Michigan man gets 30 years in prison for firefighter's deathtwo weeks ago. Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman was struck two years ago whi
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 16 days ago
two weeks ago. Lansing firefighter Dennis Rodeman was struck two years ago while in a street collecting money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Police say the 24-year-old Taylor was upset about slow traffic. Taylor has a history of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Taylor sentenced to 30-40 years for killing Lansing firefighterpolice. In September 2015, Rodeman, 35, was with a handful of other firefighte
Detroit Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
police. In September 2015, Rodeman, 35, was with a handful of other firefighters who were collecting donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association at the intersection of Cedar Street and Jolly Road. Police have said that Taylor was driving... Read more
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News 8000
La Crosse firefighters 'fill the boot' for muscular dystrophya good cause. Members of the department could be found across town for their a
News 8000 / Posted 16 days ago
a good cause. Members of the department could be found across town for their annual Fill the Boot campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. About 30 firefighters from La Crosse took part in the drive, which included three locations... Read more
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CBS Denver
Girl Helps Set Fill The Boot Campaign Recordraise money during the 2017 Fill the Boot Campaign (credit: North Metro Fire De
CBS Denver / Posted 16 days ago
raise money during the 2017 Fill the Boot Campaign (credit: North Metro Fire Department) The campaign raises money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. “The community’s response has been overwhelming. We couldn’t do this without them, and we... Read more
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Officer.com
Man Robs Station as Firefighters Help CharityMissouri -- A Raytown Fire Department station was burglarized on Labor Day whil
Officer.com / Posted 17 days ago
Missouri -- A Raytown Fire Department station was burglarized on Labor Day while firefighters were raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Police were dispatched to the station at 6020 Raytown Trafficway about 2:30 p.m. A Fire... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Celebrities, loved ones remember comedian Jerry Lewisperformers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in h
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
performers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in his 80s. In his honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Associ... Read more
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The Morning Call
Celebrities, loved ones remember comedian Jerry Lewisperformers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in h
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
performers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in his 80s. In his honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Associ... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Thief steals from Raytown firefighters collecting donations for Jerry’s KidsRaytown Trafficway. As part of the the Labor Day holiday, many are accustomed
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
Raytown Trafficway. As part of the the Labor Day holiday, many are accustomed to seeing firefighters raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, with their "Fill the Boot" campaign. But while firefighters were doing that Monday, security... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Celebrities, loved ones remember comedian Jerry Lewisperformers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in h
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
performers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in his 80s. In his honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Associ... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Celebrities, loved ones remember comedian Jerry Lewisperformers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in h
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
performers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in his 80s. In his honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Associ... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Celebrities, loved ones remember comedian Jerry Lewishonor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 18 days ago
honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be... Read more
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Island Packet
While firefighters raised money for charity, this man robbed the firefighters, authorities sayA fire station in Raytown, Missouri, was burglarized on Labor Day while firefig
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
A fire station in Raytown, Missouri, was burglarized on Labor Day while firefighters were raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Police were dispatched to the station at 6020 Raytown Trafficway about 2:30 p.m. A fire department... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Celebrities, loved ones remember comedian Jerry Lewisperformers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in h
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
performers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in his 80s. In his honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Associ... Read more
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NBC Miami
Celebrities, Loved Ones Remember Comedian Jerry Lewisperformers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in h
NBC Miami / Posted 18 days ago
performers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in his 80s. In his honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Associ... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Celebrities, loved ones remember comedian Jerry Lewishonor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 18 days ago
honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Celebrities, loved ones remember comedian Jerry Lewishonor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films
WSMV Nashville / Posted 18 days ago
honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Celebrities, Loved Ones Remember Comedian Jerry Lewisperformers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in h
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 18 days ago
performers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in his 80s. In his honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Associ... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Celebrities, loved ones remember comedian Jerry Lewishonor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 18 days ago
honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Celebrities, Loved Ones Remember Comedian Jerry Lewisperformers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in h
NBC Connecticut / Posted 18 days ago
performers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in his 80s. In his honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Associ... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Celebrities, loved ones remember comedian Jerry Lewishonor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films
Hawaii News Now / Posted 18 days ago
honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Celebrities, Loved Ones Remember Comedian Jerry Lewisperformers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in h
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 18 days ago
performers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in his 80s. In his honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Associ... Read more
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NBC New York
Celebrities, Loved Ones Remember Comedian Jerry Lewisperformers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in h
NBC New York / Posted 18 days ago
performers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in his 80s. In his honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Associ... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Celebrities, Loved Ones Remember Comedian Jerry Lewisperformers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in h
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 18 days ago
performers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in his 80s. In his honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Associ... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Celebrities, Loved Ones Remember Comedian Jerry Lewisperformers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in h
NBC Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
performers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in his 80s. In his honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Associ... Read more
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NBC Washington
Celebrities, Loved Ones Remember Comedian Jerry Lewisperformers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in h
NBC Washington / Posted 18 days ago
performers like Jim Carrey, he kept up world travel and movie-remake plans in his 80s. In his honor, ArcLight theaters in California and Illinois showed those classic films Monday and donated all the proceeds to the Muscular Dystrophy Associ... Read more
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