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Farrah Fawcett, sex symbol, has died at the age of 62. This photo reveals the private moment of one young fan unrolling her iconic poster for the first time. The snapshot captures what Fawcett represented to many men and women—-an image of beauty to be admired, replicated, bought, sold, manipulated, imitated, discarded, stuck on bedroom walls, stared down, and remembered. It’s an image that has endured through Fawcett’s extended battle with cancer, and that will remain in our consciousness for a long time to come.
Photo by Shaggy Duck, Creative Commons Attribution License