(From Breitbart, 6/10.)

The Associated Press OWENSBORO, Ky. – Christine Johnson Smith, who originated the role of Nettie Fowler in the Rogers and Hammerstein musical "Carousel" when it debuted on Broadway in 1945, has died. She was 98.

Glenn Funeral Home said she died Wednesday at her home in Owensboro.

via www.breitbart.com

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