Remembering The Mysterious Marilyn Monroe 50 Years Later
Huffington Post - over 4 years
Fifty years have passed since she died, but there is still a shroud of mystery surrounding the legendary Ms. Marilyn Monroe.
While she might still be one of Hollywood's most recognizable sex icons, Monroe remains an elusive figure, having been found dead in her Los Angeles home in 1962 at the young age of 36.
"In the end, Monroe is one of the most complex female public figures in American history, and that real complexity plays a role in her continuing ability to fascinate us," author of "Marilyn: The Passion and the Paradox," Lois Banner, wrote for the Los Angeles Times. "We admire her beauty, puzzle over her mysteries and see her as a reflection of the quixotic, multifaceted, always striving and often contradictory American character."
Banner believes that the end of Monroe's story sums up the tale in and of itself. "She loved to live in a mysterious way," he told USA Today.
So, who was the real Marilyn Monroe?
Those who knew her said she was often misund
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