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Anne Heche Taken Off Life Support After Organ Donation

According to a statement from her family, Anne Heche was...

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"peacefully taken off life support," after suitable organ recipients were found.

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The 53-year-old was officially declared dead on Friday following her car accident in

Los Angeles

She suffered a "severe anoxic brain injury."

Following a fiery car accident that put Anne Heche in a coma, she was "not expected to survive."

How did everyone mourn her  death


Her family grieved the loss of "a bright light, a kind and most joyous person."

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Celebrities paying tribute included actress Ellen DeGeneres and actor Antonio Banderas.