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Dr. Joyce Brothers dies at 85; popular TV psychologist
Dr. Joyce Brothers dies at 85; popular TV psychologist

Fame was never her intent, Dr. Joyce Brothers often said. She was not yet 30, new to stay-at-home motherhood and struggling to help her husband stretch his pay as a medical resident when she came up with an ambitious plan: Transform herself into a boxing expert and try out for "The $64,000 Question," a popular 1950s television quiz show. "Gee, a loser on those shows gets a Cadillac," she once recalled, "and I could be a loser." Instead, she won big and used her instant celebrity to establish a new media specialty — pop psychology. PHOTOS: Joyce Brothers | 1927-2013 Brothers went on to become a household name, ministering to America's...

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