Suspicion that drugs killed Anna Nicole Smith heightened today as investigators found illegal narcotics as well as prescription medications in Anna Nicole Smith’s room at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Fla.
Hearing of the death of their admired heroine, pre-adolescent girls throughout the country skipped school, remaining home crying and sobbing at their great loss.
Fifth-grader Rebecca Dillon, 11, of Jackson, Mississipi. could not be consoled, said her mother, Francine. ” We were getting worried that she was suicidial!”
Dressed in black, and together with other weeping classmates, young Dillon moaned, ” We lost a truly wonderful person. I modeled my life after her!”
” I was wondering why Rebecca was corresponding on the internet with a 96-year-old man!” exclaimed her mother.
Another youngster, Lynne Wills of Victory Springs, Oregon was interviewd by local TV and asked who her most admired female role models were.
Lynne wiped away her tears and thought a while before replying…
” Yes, Anna-Nicole-Smith was a truly wonderful person. Also, Madonna, Angelina Jolie, Brittany Spears,Demi Moore, Terri Hatcher…..”
” Lynne, have you ever heard of Marie Curie, Angela Davis, Amelia Earhart, Mary Baker Eddy, Jane Goodall, Mother Teresa, Florence Nightingale, Nancy Pelosi, Betsy Ross, Martha Washington.?” asked TV anchor Susanne Zimmer.
” Never heard of them. Was they on ‘Entertainment Tonight’?” Lynne inquired.