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Joanne Borgella, who grew up on Long Island
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Joanne Borgella, who grew up on Long Island and whose singing talent landed her on the TV show "American Idol," died Oct. 18, 2014 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan after a 13-month battle with endometrial cancer. She was 32. This was a Hollywood party on Feb. 14, 2008. Newsday's obituary for Joanne Borgella
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