Celebrated stand-up comedian, film actress and television personality Joan Rivers passed away on Thursday. Rivers' singular talent and wry personality made her one of comedy's most recognizable voices, and her catchphrase -- "Can we talk?" -- is now forever embedded into pop culture lexicon. Her life was punctuated by tragedy and triumph, but she never ceased delighting audiences with acid-tongued stories drawn from her experiences. She leaves behind a legacy of laughter.

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