Appreciation: Patty Duke, resilient 'miracle worker'

March 30, 2016 5:33 AM

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Appreciation: Patty Duke, resilient 'miracle worker'

Patty Duke’s talent may have felt like a miraculous gift, but it did not come free.

An Oscar winner and TV star by 16, Duke, who died Tuesday at the age of 69, seemed to represent every happy teenage show business dream come true. But as she revealed in her powerful, beautifully written 1987 memoir Call Me Anna — a reclamation of her real name (Anna Pearce) that had been taken away...

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