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Marilyn Monroe's legacy lives on

Monday, August 06, 2012 - 01:03

Aug. 06 - Fans flock to the late actress' gravesite to honor her life and career. Alicia Powell reports.

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS 4:3 MATERIAL Fifty years after her death, Marilyn Monroe is still drawing a crowd. Friends, fans and family gathered at the star's pink marble gravesite to pay tribute to the late Hollywood star. Greg Schreiner, president and founding member of "Marilyn Remembered", organized the event and says it was more than her glamour that made people love her. SOUNDBITE: Greg Schreiner, fan club president, saying (English): "She's unique, she's special, and she glows from the screen. There's never been anybody like her and maybe never will be. I think people recognize that and want to honor her and her wonderful legacy she left behind for us." A reception following the memorial featured a painting depicting Monroe's first Playboy Magazine cover. Proceeds from the painting will go toward Hollygrove, an agency helping children and families in crisis. Monroe would have been 86 years old on June 1st.

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Marilyn Monroe's legacy lives on

Monday, August 06, 2012 - 01:03