Julia Child: Her life in pictures
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Meryl Streep as Julia Child( Jonathan Wenk / Associated Press )
Meryl Streep's mesmerizing performance in "Julie & Julia" had one downside -- walking out of the theater, it was hard to remember what the real Julia Child looked like anymore. That's because Streep was magnificent at channeling the endearingly awkward mannerisms and high-pitched voice of that master chef. So we decided to comb the L.A. Times article and photo archives for Julia Child highlights. And when we did, we were struck once again: No offense, Meryl, but the real Julia Child is absolutely unforgettable. Bon Appetit!
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