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Anna Nicole's Life in Photos

From Wal-Mart checkout girl to Playboy pin-up, take a look at the highs and lows of the Texas star

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Divorced as a teen, widowed at 27 and now dead at 39, Anna Nicole Smith lived a life worthy of a soap opera. Known for her fierce drive, the former Mexia, Texas, native (who was born Vickie Lynn Hogan) began her transformation into a Hollywood star more than two decades ago.