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Name: Michael Bowlin
Location: San Antonio, Texas
There will never be anyone like her. She truly was America's darling and she and her films will be remembered and viewed by generations to come.
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Name: Beverly Wilkins
Location: Newport News, VA
With heartfelt sympathy to your entire family. Your life was one well lived and will be remembered fondly by all, none more than your children, grand children, and great grand children. I still have my own mother's original Shirley Temple doll, a treasure. You brought so much joy. Rest in peace.
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Name: Frank, Rhodes
Location: California
Shirley Temple Black, An American Legend....
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Name: Dee Ryan
Location: Australia
What a beautiful little girl and an equally sensational woman. How I loved her movies when I was a young girl. May she rest in peace and thanks for the joy you brought to many.
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Name: Sarah-Jane Brownie
Location: Levin, New Zealand
I was sad to hear the passing of Shirley Temple. She was a great actress who I watched regularly on television in the 1980's I was about six years. She will be truly missed.
Regards to her family. x0x
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Name: Phyllis H/Line
Location: Louisville,Ky
Rest In Peace Shirley Temple I always loved you and will always still love you, will miss you a whole whole lot. I cried when I heard that you passed away you left too early too bad you couldn't had visit my state while you was still alive. Again RIP. MISS YOU.
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Name: The Pelletier family
Location: Quebec Canada
I grew up watching Shirley on TV it was in Black & white back then. My first movie was Heidi. I was hooked I own a good collection of her movies. I loved her as a child and as an adult, what class she had! We will miss her always. Condolences to the family.

Love from Canada
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Name: John Reid
Location: France
Such sad news. I remember her fondly from watching her movies. May She Rest in Peace.
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Name: karen
Location: rsm ca
I have loved Shirley temple movies since I was a very young girl and to this very day I never miss a chance to watch a Shirley temple movie when aired.

these movies have brought me much joy.

I was very sad to hear of Shirley temple's passing.

good bless curly top.
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Name: Diana Cooper
Location: Muncie indiana
Also,was in awe of everything she accomplished in her adult life.She helped so many people in that regard,as she did in the movies by helping to escape real life for awhile,.had I not been at work when given the news,I would've cried.my heart goes out to all who loved her
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Name: The Russo Family
Location: Johnson City,TN.
I Thank you for giving me your sweet self I have loved you always Little Princess my favorite!!!!I'm 48 and my daughter who is 18 love u and will live in our lives always we hope with my childrens children and so on....Thank u she must have been the best mommy and grandma ever!!!!!Best child dancer!
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Name: Robyn Markow
Location: Nortridge,CA
I loved Shirley Tenple when.I.was a kid. I wanted to be like her & wear poufy dresses & tap dance. I didn't own any poufy frocks or could dance but I did play her(along w/ a dozen other girls).in.a talent show. I have a pic of my best friend & I dressed alike complete w/ the curls.RIP.& Thanks:-)
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Name: mike h.
Location: baltimore md.
SHIRLEY,thank you for helping me to raise my daughter to be the beautiful person she is. you are the best role model a parent can have.
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Name: Viviam Whittle
I was born at the end of 1971, and grew up watching Shirley Temple films. I was in awe of her. She always made me feel happy. I have great memories of my beloved grandfather watching her movies with me. I will cherish them always! Cannot wait to meet you in Heaven Shirley! Until then!!
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Name: Velda
Location: California
My little sister and I arrived from a foreign land, and learned to be American in language and culture by watching TV, and Shirley Temple was our favorite. We watch all her movies every time they came on. She eased our fears. She was one of our first friends. Thanks for your friendship. Bless you.
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Name: Diane Dye
Location: Carmel, Indiana
So sorry to hear of your loss. I have been a fan of your mother's my entire life. She had an amazing life as a little girl and as a woman. She will be missed by many, but most of all Susan, Jack Jr., and Lori, her granddaughter and great-granddaughter. My warmest sympathies go with you all.
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Name: Danica
I heard the sad news over the radio this morning on my drive to work. My heart broke. God bless you Shirley Temple black. You will be much missed. My condolences to all those most closely affected by her passing. REV 21:4
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Name: Stormee Elstrod Mihoky
Location: Tucson,Az
Women, from so many generations, mourning inside but smiling at the memories they have of watching Shirley Temple movies. I do as a child, a mother, and a grandmother. Such a blessing. As a child, she inspired me to look for the happy and not give up! What an example. My heartfelt sympathy.
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Name: Bettyo Andrews
Location: Wichita, KS
Dear family, Deeply sorry for your loss. We share your pain. Loved her always. Took tap dance lessons,got many perms, and drank my fair share of Shirley Temples!
Forever in our hearts! Thanks for the memories!
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Name: tracey hutchins
Location: adeliade south australia
my deepest heartfelt condolences I have lots of fond childhood memories of watching your movies with my grannies and did the same when my children were born I still watch them today. much love to the family a wonderful lady gone xxxx
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Name: María Victoria Gil
Location: Bogotá, Colombia
I am Venezuelan and I love Shirley Temple and her movies. She was a great, delightful star. god bless you and your family. Rest in peace.
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Name: Dean
Location: eva.measor@domtex.com. au
The WORLD is missing you already. A true legend and a kind and beautiful human being. Deep sympathy to the Temple Black family. God bless you Shirley, may you rest in ever lasting peace. You will never leave our hearts. We loveLOVE you.

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Name: Debra
Location: Australia
Was so sad to hear of Shirley Temples passing , thank you lovely lady for your wonderful movies dancing and singing ! You are truly a gem you will be missed but in our hearts forever thank you for the memories !
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Name: Dean
Location: eva.measor@domtex.com. au
The WORLD is missing you already. A true legend and a kind and beautiful human being. Deep sympathy to the Temple Black family. God bless you Shirley, may you rest in ever lasting peace. You will never leave our hearts. We loveLOVE you.

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Name: Sharon Coats
Location: Louisiana
A precious child and a lovely lady, Mrs. Black touched so many of our lives. May God bless and comfort her loved ones.
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Name: Sandy
Location: Southern California
My heartfelt condolences to Shirley ' Family. I grew up with her and enjoyed all her movies. Thank you for having later served and having a servants heart. I pray for peace for the family at this difficult tine. May we see her again in heaven with our Lord and Savior. Amen
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Name: Meredith R
Location: Missouri
I still can't believe you're gone. What joy you've brought to the world. I remember watching some of your films when I was younger and I just watched 2 of them within the last couple of weeks. I hadn't seen you onscreen in years. You lived one heck of a life, onscreen and off. RIP, beautiful. <3
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Name: Tamara McMullen
Location: ont, canada
my Grandmother was the one who introduced me to Shirley Temple,we watched and still watch her movies together, but now not only do we get to watch them together we are now sharing them with my son, her great grandson.i was so sad to hear of Shirley passing.my condolences to her family and loved ones
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Name: Victoria Frazier
Location: Paso Robles, California
I couldn't wait to watch your movies (1960s) then I was young. I laughed, cried, sang along and still do. Have a Shirley Temple doll now too. You were so cute and grew into a beautiful lady. My heartfelt condolances to your family. Perhaps now you are tap dancing once again. You will be missed.
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Name: diane perry bragadin
Location: monroe michigan
you shall never be forgotton never we all love you our sweetheart god bless you and america love prayers diana
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Name: Walt
You will be missed
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Name: david parson
Location: rockwall, tx
She touched the world and still lives in our hearts.
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Name: David & Linda
Location: Rochester, NY
She was one of the greatest childhood actors of all times. and grew up to be an ambassador of life. She will be greatly missed and brought joy to all that saw her movies. During the depression she was the icon of hope. God bless you Shirley and thank you for the fond memories.
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Name: Megan
i remember that as a child my mom often took me to the local library where I would check out old Shirley Temple films.. My favorite ones being "The little Colonel" and "Heidi". Thanks for the memories Shirley! I died a little inside when I heard she had passed.
My heartfelt sympathy to her family.
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Name: Darryl F. Zanuck
Location: Hollywood, California
You were the greatest
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Name: Trinity
Location: Palmdale
My daughter is 3 and adores you! We luv u
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Name: Anne Wilson
Location: Australia
Shirley was a most remarkable child that grew into a wonderful woman. I grew up with her movies and her wonderful Story Book series. She will be sorely missed as she was a truly great actor and a very caring individual.
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Name: Diana Cooper
Location: Muncie,Indiana
So sad.The little princess remains to be my most favorite movie of all time. I own every movie and short film ever made,most on both vhs and DVD. Though I am fairly young to be a fan and lead a party lifestyle,these movies have always spoken to me.not generally a sentimental person,I almost cried.
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Name: John
Im 31 and grew up watching her movies. She will always be remembered. God bless you Shirley temple black and rest in peace.
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Name: Laura Van Duyn
Location: Houston TXT
My grandchildren are 4 to 10 years old in and they love their Shirley Temple DVDs. This tells me that Shirley's memory will never die. No other child actor accomplished what she did and also lived an outstanding adult life continuing to give to people.
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Name: Groucho Marx
Location: Beverly Hills
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Name: Debbie Carroll
Location: Lindenhurst, NY
Dear Shirley,

I will always remember you as someone I admired. As a young child actress to being an Ambassador. As a breast cancer survivor myself, you showed all women that we could get through it. God Bless you, and may you always fly with the Angels...R.I.P..
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Name: Laura Robichek
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Thank you for sharing your sunshine, sweetness, warmth, wholesomeness, and adorableness in your movies! You brought some much-needed lightness to my early years.
Your family, and the world, was very blessed with your presence.
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Name: Janette Flannery
Location: MI
I remember in my young teens every Sunday at 11am a local station would show a Shirley Temple movie. My friend and I never missed it. We watched those movies over and over. My heart is heavy for the world's loss.
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Name: kimberly harris and children
Location: canada
She will always remain apart of our family.Her movies are treasured in our home. She brought joy,peace,love,happiness and life to all of us.May God Bless her family through these times.

Love Kimberly and Children
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Name: Dr. Nancy Kovach
Location: New Jersey
Shirley Temple was an angel on Earth and now she has her heavenly wings. She was one of a kind, blessed with unlimited talents who made the world a better place. What an honor it was to share the 1988 Republican Convention floor with her. God bless you and your family. You will be loved forever!
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Name: Natalie
Location: Michigan, USA
Mrs. Black was a pivotal part of our collective childhood; a beacon of light in the darkest of days. Through triumph and adversity, I found I could relate with, sing along to, and pretend to be Shirley Temple. I'm sure there is some glorious tapping on the stairway to Heaven. Rest in peace, ma'am.
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Name: Suzette Cledera Harper
Location: Texas
My mom loves Shirley Temple. I gave her a set of SHirley's movie one Christmas and both enjoyed watching them. Shirley was a talented, smart kid.
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Name: Karolyn Pataky
Location: Sydney, Australia
Thank you for my childhood memories of you, you were one of a kind.
God Bless you lovely lady, rest in peace. love you xxx
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Name: Diane Grover
Location: gig harbor wa
i am praying for the family rip shirley
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Name: Janet Tatro
Location: San Antonio, Texas
My condolences to the family of Mrs. Shirley Temple Black. It is with great sadness that I send this message as I was a great fan of such a beautiful and talented Lady. I have watched just about all of your Mother's movies and thoroughly enjoyed them again and again. God bless the family always!
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Name: Marja Jokinen
Location: Espoo, Finland
Many Finnish people us included have enjoyed her performances in our youth. She was a remarkble girl and later a wonderful adult, whom will be missed. Shirley Temple is only one of a kind.
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Name: Heather Kaudy
Location: Earp, CA
Thank you so much for bringing so much joy to so many people, and for your service to our country and to the world. You will forever live on, singing and dancing in our hearts. To your family and friends, much love and sincere sympathy. Rest in Peace, America's Darling....
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Name: Nicolle
Location: Australia
Thank you Shirley...for your contribution to the world as both a child actress during the difficult years of the Depression and later as a diplomat in the service of your nation.

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Name: Phil Castigiano
The sadness in my heart is great for the loss of a dear friend. Miss you Shirl.

Rest in eternal peace.
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Name: Mackie Saba
Location: Anaheim, CA,
Thank you, Shirley, for giving me a lifetime of happiness, watching your films and singing along to the soundtrack collection album. I gave my students a brief lesson today on what an icon and patriot you were. I know that you and Bill Robinson are tapping away in heaven right now. Rest in peace.
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Name: H.J
Location: Rochester mi
you inspired many and were a good person. r.i.p. Shirley
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Name: BillieJo Milano
My deepest sympathy goes out to the family of our dearest Shirley Temple. So many movies have touched our families heart. Hugs and prayers. God Bless.
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Name: Jonnie G
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
An astonishing, unique and one-off lady, and a wonderful career as Ambassador later. Awesome.

Thank you Shirley for all the joy and laughter you brought to people. Hope you had a happy and fulfilling life. Rest in Peace dear Shirley ....

Singing all the way to the pearly gates Smiley
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Name: andrew zoeller
Location: Jacksonville,FL
R.I.P. Shirley Temple..u will be greatly missed..i will always remember"on the good ship lollipop"!"Bright Eyes"and"Curly Top"were 2 of your biggest successes..we'll have your movies to treasure
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Name: Meg Krebs
Location: Denver, Colorado
My thoughts and prayers goes out to Shirley's Family and Friends. She will live on forever through the many films she had done during her Acting Career. God bless her and her family.
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Name: Milady Hearing
Location: Deltona, FL
I am so sad for your passing dear Shirley...But I am very glad to have enjoy all your movies, I have most of your collections that I will preserve and pass on to my daughters. Thank you for all your smiles and the happiness you brought to all of us. My love to your family, and may you rest in peace
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Name: M. C. Lane
Location: San Diego, CA
To "bright eyes" who made the whole world smile. Thank-you for sharing yourself and touching so many lives.
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Name: Raymond
Location: Deltona, Florida
I will miss you so much. I always enjoyed watching your movies. You had more talent in your little finger then all of the actor's of today. May the Lord smile upon you when you enter the gates.
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Name: Debra Mesiti
Location: Melbourne Victoria Australia
God bless you Shirley. Many memories of pretending I was you when while watching your movies. Such a talent I believe not seen since. Your achievements both as a child movie star and then later as an ambassador for your country are just astounding. Condolences to your family. RIP lovely lady.
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Name: Sharon Woods
Location: Pikeville, KY
Dear Family, I have loved Shirley Temple since I was a small child. My life was enriched thru her wonderful movies but later I came to admire and respect the woman she became. My heart is saddened for your loss. I will pray for you. Our family will continue to remember Shirley thru her movies.
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Name: Kymberly Ewing
Location: Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
I have been your biggest fan alll my life, admire you so as a person, you wil be dearly missed by al..RWG
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Name: Carolyn S. Church
Location: Toledo, Ohio
My sincere condolences to Shirley\\\'s family & friends. Like so many others I loved watching all of her many movies both as a child & adult.
Rest in peace Shirley Temple Black.
Thanks for both the laughter & tears!
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Name: Anne Hill
Location: Prairie Grove, Arkansas
I grew up watching her on TV. I wanted to be her. I thought she was the greatest little girl in the world.
Long after I grew up came Ebay where I discovered I could get a real Shirley Temple Doll I never knew existed.
Tears were shed and my heart is heavy. R,I.P. you will never be forgotten. Love
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Name: nancy cason
Location: virginia
I am so sorry for the lost of your mother,grandmother,great grandmother..I remember as a child and now as an adult of 50 yrs her movies I just loved watching her with aww.My prayers are with you and your family..Bless you Shirley temple
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Name: Shirley White
Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70811
As you see, Ms Shirley Temple Black, We just share our first names.Shirley
I just want to say THANK YOU, from the bottom of my heart for all of your movies.
I was in a horrible childhood you kept me going. God Bless to Your whole family. You were well loved. Especially by ME.
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Name: Holly Whitman
Location: Arizona, USA
My childhood was filled with Shirley Temple movies and songs. We would sing along with a record of her music and we adored her! It is wonderful that she lived a long life of service and was so loved, adored, and cherished. She made the world a better place and we will never forget her.
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Name: Margo Parker
Location: Hayward ,Calif.
I WATCH ALL HER MOVIES ON TV. AND NOW WISH I HAD THE MONEY TO BUY THEM. She help me grow up Happy and understanding about life.
She will be miss so much by all .
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Name: Linda Gaw
Location: Galveston, Texas
Shirley Temple you are America's
most admired finest inspirational
sweetheart of all time.
Forever in our hearts love you always !
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Name: Shirley White
Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70811
As you see, Ms Shirley Temple Black, We just share our first names.Shirley
I just want to say THANK YOU, from the bottom of my heart for all of your movies.
I was in a horrible childhood you kept me going. God Bless to Your whole family. You were well loved. Especially by ME.
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Name: Myra Zutia
Location: South Florida
Shirley Temple was an amazing gift to all of us. Born in 1954, I was such a fan. I followed Shirley as an adult and was so proud and delighted for her and by her. She was a class act - one 'singular sensation'. May your family have no more sorrow and may your Mother be a light for all who loved her.
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Name: Rose Edwards
Location: Cherry Valley, CA
I grew up with Shirley Temple. In my heart she will always reflect the sweet innocence of childhood that I wish children knew today. My six grand-daughers, ages 10 to 16, knew Shirley Temple\\\'s movies. She\\\'ll always live in our hearts.
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Name: Kimberly Angel
Location: Saint Louis, MO
Shirley Temple was the most talented child star of all time!!! I love & own almost all of her childhood movies. Something that I was more than happy to share with my daughter, Kalie, who was also charmed by America's Little Darling!!! You leave with us your childhood & we love & thank you for that!
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Name: Jane C. Garcia
Location: Detroit, MI
She help our Nation during the worst time ! the great depression.. She let people forget for a time.. Now she with her love one in the Lord house. My Prayers for her & her Family!!
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Name: Marie Kandler
Location: Hayward, CA
My grandmother was a huge fan, she always talked about how your movies changed her life. We would watch your movies together. You are a role-model that's never let us down! Wherever you are I'm sure my gram is waiting to say HI to you!
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Name: Sharon Pool
Location: Shenandoah, IA
When I was about 4 my parents had me watch a Shirley Temple movie. I was awed. I didn't understand that she was in her 20's and hosting the Shirley Temple Theater I soon became addicted too. I only know I tried to emulate her and idolized her. I'm glad her movies will live forever.
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Name: Donnie Pace
Location: Sanford,NorthCarolina
I am sorry for your passing it is so sad to see someone that has grown up over the years and done so much awesome work leave this earth but you have left such a great impact on this Earth that I am sure your impact in Heaven will be more.
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Name: Susan E. Smith
Location: Wheeling, WV
I saw her in "Heidi" when I was a young girl and adored her. When Heidi was visiting the wheelchair-bound Clara in London and her lovely little snow globe was smashed, I sobbed my heart out right there in the theater. What a sweet little thing she was! Her family has my deepest sympathy. God bless!
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Name: Annetta Osborn
Location: Warrenton Oregon
Thank you for all you have done, my heart is heavy for the family I'm sure their pain is great. Rest in peace your job here on earth is done.
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Name: Julianne Simpson
Location: Adelaide, Australia
I don't remember which movie I saw first but I have loved them all for a very long time. It still amazes me that at such a young age she could 'sparkle' on the screen and make you feel so much joy. Shirley Temple was remarkable and I'm saddened by her death. She will live on in our hearts.
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Name: Leticia Leon
Location: West Palm Beach, FL
Thank you for the smiles. I have enjoyed sharing your movies with my fifteen year old daughter every since she was three. Your joyful spirit is heartwarming.
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Name: Jimmy Banks
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Shirley served this country in so many varied ways. She brought joy to many generations and dignity flow from her with diplomatic work. I personally enjoyed her works after she left the childhood roles. Thank you for being a good role model.
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Name: Charlene
Location: Florida
Another piece of our innocence died today! I adored her films as a child and I continue to cherish them as an adult. When you watched Shirley you didn't have a care in the world! There will never be another Shirley Temple, she defined true escapism entertainment.
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Name: Bryant
She was a gift to the world....God bless you
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Name: E. Williams
Location: Atlanta, Ga
I was saddened to hear about the loss of a great legend. I remember watching her movies and thinking, "Wow what a talented child and she's adorable too!". She will be greatly missed.
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Name: Stephenie Paulson
Location: Tacoma WA
You will be greatly missed & forever loved by all a lot. I remember my grandma playing your movies for me & my brother which we both instantly fell in love with when we were little kids. you truly were a wonderful caring person & beautiful. Sing & dance away in heaven americas forever little darling
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Name: Elisa Juarez
Location: california
The passing of this wonderful woman saddens me greatly. It is because of Shirley Temple that I was able to spend many beautiful moments with my granddaughter watching her movies. Our Shirley doll will mean even more to us now. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
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Name: Allan Mace
Location: Washington DC
Thank you for all that you have given us. We will always have your movies to make us laugh, and yes, even cry. You've touched the hearts of countless people, and your passing is quite personal for all of us. You will be deeply missed.
God Bless You and your Family.
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Name: Anonymous
Location: Pebble Beach, CA
Having gone to grammar school with Charlie and Lori I recall what a loving mother Shirley was. She gave freely of her time volunteering her efforts generously on behalf of all the students as well as her own children. She was humble and always full of kind words for everyone she met. Missed she is!
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Name: Rosemary Shull Alvarez
Location: Shingle Springs California
My father loved Shirley Temple.He grew up in Manhattan Kansas and saw her being photographed in a wheat field in about 1936.My daughter was inspired at age 2 by watching her movies and is a dance teacher today!
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Name: Shari
Location: Michigan
My childhood Sunday mornings were spent with my friend Shirley Temple. Today I still watch her movies and I bought my daughter her movies when she was a child. Great Memories of a Great Lady. She will be missed. Prayers to the family.
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Name: Norm
Location: Alameda
Growing up in San Francisco & not having many of life's indulgences, I remember gathering around our black & white TV (when it was working) and watching Shirley Temple movies. I was too young to understand but still got joy watching mom & dad smile and laugh. What a wonderful classy lady. Thank you
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Name: Janice Klemme
Location: Las Vegas, Nev
I am so heart broken over the passing of this legend. The most loved child star of all time. And a courageous and influential woman. Shirley, you are loved by millions and will never be forgotten. Thank you for being a part of all our lives.
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Name: Julie and Jean Russell
Location: Ladera Ranch, Ca
My Mom Jean is 87 and she has always loved Shirley Temple. The 6 children and 14 grandchildren in our family have all grown up watching "Shirley Temple" movies. We thank her for her wonderful contributions to the world both as a child star and as a goodwill ambassador.
Much Love and Blessing
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