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Etta James: The blues singer was best known for her performance of the enduring classic "At Last." She died on Jan. 20. at age 73 due to complications from leukemia.(Credit: AP, 2006)

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30 notable deaths of 2012

Neil Armstrong would always be taking that first step onto the moon, and Dick Clark was forever "the world's oldest teenager." Some of the notables who died in 2012 created images in our minds that remained unchanged over decades. --The Associated Press

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