Swimming Champ and Aquatic Star Esther Williams Dies at 91



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Former competitive swimmer and star of numerous so-called “aquamusicals” Esther Williams died today in her Beverly Hills, CA home. She was 91. Williams rose to prominence as a medal-winning swimmer in Los Angeles who planned to compete in the 1940 Summer Olympics, only to see her dreams of gold medal glory dashed by the outbreak World War II. … Read Full Post

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