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'Jeffersons' Star Isabel Sanford, 86, Dies

Legendary thespian and Hollywood star Isabel Sanford, better known as "Weezie" from The Jeffersons, died Monday. She was 86. NPR's Allison Keyes recounts the life her family, friends and fans celebrated.

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Allison Keyes is an award-winning journalist with almost 20 years of experience in print, radio, and television. She has been reporting for NPR's national desk since October 2005. Her reports can be heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition Sunday.