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RIP, Joan Rivers

We are so sad to learn that Joan Rivers has died at 81 today, from complications related to throat surgery.

RIP, Joan Rivers, and thank you for making us laugh for all these years. You will be missed.

Read more about Rivers’ impressive career here, and share your favorite Joan moments in the comments below.


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Rachel SilbersteinRachel Silberstein is a journalist and editor. She has written about politics, crime, health, immigration, religion and parenting. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Tablet Magazine, New York Daily News, Jewcy, Feet In Two Worlds, XOJane, and now, Kveller. She received a BA from Brooklyn College, where she served as editor in chief of the campus weekly, The Kingsman, and won two coveted journalism prizes for her investigative reporting. She lives in Brooklyn with her son and guinea pig.

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