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TV's 'People Are Funny' host Art Linkletter dies

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TV's 'People Are Funny' host Art Linkletter dies
By LYNN ELBER, AP Entertainment Writer Lynn Elber, Ap Entertainment Writer – 1 hr 4 mins ago

LOS ANGELES – Art Linkletter, who as the gently mischievous host of TV's "People Are Funny" and "House Party" in the 1950s and '60s delighted viewers with his ability to get kids — and grownups — to say the darndest things on national television, died Wednesday. He was 97.

Linkletter died at his home in the Bel-Air section of Los Angeles, said his son-in-law, Art Hershey, the husband of Sharon Linkletter.

"He lived a long, full, pure life, and the Lord had need for him," Hershey said.

Linkletter had been ill "in the last few weeks time, but bear in mind he was 97 years old. He wasn't eating well, and the aging process took him," Hershey said.

TV's 'People Are Funny' host Art Linkletter dies - Yahoo! News

R.I.P. Art
 
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