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Eleanor Mondale dies at 51; daughter of former vice president
Eleanor Mondale dies at 51; daughter of former vice president

Eleanor Mondale, the vivacious daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale who was a television entertainment reporter, radio show host and occasional magnet for gossip, died Saturday at her Minnesota home, a family spokeswoman said. She was 51. "Our wonderful daughter … after her long and gutsy battle against cancer, went up to heaven last night," the former vice president said in a statement emailed to friends. Mondale had left her job co-hosting a weekday morning radio show in Minneapolis in 2009 when she announced the return of brain cancer. The middle of three children of Walter and Joan Mondale, she was born in 1960 in Minneapolis. In her 20s, she stumped for...

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