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NEW YORK - JANUARY 16: Dr. Joyce Brothers, (Credit: Getty Peter Kramer)

NEW YORK - JANUARY 16: Dr. Joyce Brothers, who first interviewed the Beatles, during the 40th Anniversary of the Beatles coming to America media conference January 16, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Photos: Joyce Brothers through the years

Dr. Joyce Brothers, a popular psychologist

NEW YORK - JANUARY 16: Dr. Joyce Brothers,
(Credit: Getty Peter Kramer)

NEW YORK - JANUARY 16: Dr. Joyce Brothers, who first interviewed the Beatles, during the 40th Anniversary of the Beatles coming to America media conference January 16, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 1987 file
(Credit: AP Photo Nick Ut)

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 1987 file photo, Dr. Joyce Brothers takes a break from a busy schedule in Los Angeles to talk about her upcoming television series, "The Psychology Behind the News." Brothers died Monday, May 13, 2013, in New York City, according to publicist Sanford Brokaw. She was 85. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2004 file
(Credit: AP Photo Richard Drew)

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2004 file photo, psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers, left, and Bruce Spizer, author of "The Beatles are Coming," are interviewed at a news conference in New York. Brothers died Monday, May 13, 2013, in New York City, according to publicist Sanford Brokaw. She was 85. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

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Psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers displays a flood of
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Psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers displays a flood of mail she received in the wake of an incident in which she saved the life of a Long Island housewife who called during Brothers' radio program and threatened suicide on Jan. 8, 1971. Brothers kept the woman on the phone until the call could be traced.

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