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Former teen idol David Cassidy dies at 67

David Cassidy, a child of show business who rose to the heights of pop stardom, only to spend much of the rest his life struggling against his teen idol past, died Tuesday, Nov. 21. He was 67. Mr. Cassidy was hospitalized last week near his home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., with multiple organ failure. In recent days, he was said to have been conscious and surrounded by family and friends, but then slipped into a coma and was moved to the hospital’s ICU. “On behalf of the entire Cassidy family, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, our uncle, and our dear brother, David Cassidy,” his family said in a statement Tuesday.

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