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Nora Ephron, left, and actress Meryl Streep promote "Julie & Julia" at the 35th American Film Festival in Deauville, Normandy, France. (Sept. 5, 2009)

Nora Ephron through the years

Nora Ephron, an author, screenwriter and director, penned "When Harry Met Sally," "Sleepless in Seattle" and many others. She died Tuesday.

Nora Ephron with
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Nora Ephron with "Julie & Julia" cast members Meryl Streep, center, and Amy Adams, right, at the film's Los Angeles premiere. (July 27, 2009)

Nora Ephron (left) arrives with Stanley Tucc, Meryl
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Nora Ephron (left) arrives with Stanley Tucc, Meryl Streep and Chris Messina for the screening of her movie "Julie & Julia" at the 35th American Film Festival in Deauville, France. (Sept. 5, 2009)

Nora Ephron and producer Laurence Mark arrive at
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Nora Ephron and producer Laurence Mark arrive at a special screening of Columbia Pictures' "Julie & Julia" held at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California. (July 28, 2009)

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Sir Michael Caine, Nora Ephron and Paul Haggis
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Sir Michael Caine, Nora Ephron and Paul Haggis attend a party after the premiere of "Is Anybody There?" at The Oak Room at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. (April 6, 2009)

Nora Ephron and writer Buck Henry attend the
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Nora Ephron and writer Buck Henry attend the 101 Greatest Screenplays gala reception at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. (April 6, 2006)

Lorraine Bracco (left) and Nora Ephron attend the
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Lorraine Bracco (left) and Nora Ephron attend the after party for "Capturing the Friedmans" at the Blue Parrot in East Hampton. (Aug. 28, 2003)

Cherry Jones (left) and Nora Ephron join Diane
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Cherry Jones (left) and Nora Ephron join Diane Lane at a luncheon celebrating her New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress for her role in "Unfaithful" at the Four Seasons in New York City. (Jan. 14, 2003)

Lesley Stahl (right) interviews Nora Ephron at the
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Lesley Stahl (right) interviews Nora Ephron at the SiriusXM New York studio. (April 11, 2012)

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Actress Zoe Kazan and Nora Ephron attend a
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Actress Zoe Kazan and Nora Ephron attend a lunch at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival at Tribeca Lofts on April 21, 2011 in New York City. (April 21, 2011)

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Nora
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Nora Ephron attend Fortune's Most Powerful Women summit at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC. (Oct. 4, 2010)

Nora Ephron and Tom Hanks arrive at Manhattan's
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Nora Ephron and Tom Hanks arrive at Manhattan's Barrymore Theatre for the opening night of Ephron's Broadway play, "Imaginary Friends." (Dec. 12, 2002)

Nora Ephron, author of
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Nora Ephron, author of "I Feel Bad About My Neck."

Nora Ephron during an interview in New York.
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Nora Ephron during an interview in New York. (July 25, 1975)

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Author Nora Ephron, left, and Arianna Huffington arrive
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Author Nora Ephron, left, and Arianna Huffington arrive at the "Huffington Post 2010 Game Changers Event" (Oct. 28, 2010)

Nora Ephron, left, and actress Meryl Streep promote
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Nora Ephron, left, and actress Meryl Streep promote "Julie & Julia" at the 35th American Film Festival in Deauville, Normandy, France. (Sept. 5, 2009)

Nora Ephron arrives at the 2009 premiere of
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Nora Ephron arrives at the 2009 premiere of "Julie and Julia" in Los Angeles. Ephron sums up her entire life in terms of food: "I think that all of life is what you ate, what you wish you'd eaten, or how glad you are you ate it, and what you're going to eat next."

Nora Ephron.

Nora Ephron.

Nora Ephron, right, with her husband, journalist and
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Nora Ephron, right, with her husband, journalist and author Carl Bernstein, in New York. (Feb. 22, 1978)

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Nora Ephron wrote the screenplay for 2009's
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Nora Ephron wrote the screenplay for 2009's "Julie & Julia," with (pictured) Meryl Streep (Julia Child) and Stanley Tucci (Paul Child).

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