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Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, Manchester, 1983

Samantha Smith, Manchester, 1983

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Maine State Museum

Samantha Smith's popularity spread beyond peace making.

In February 1985, she went to Hollywood to act in television series called Lime Street, which starred Robert Wagner.

While returning from a filming session, Smith and her father, Arthur, were killed in an airplane crash in Auburn. She was 13.