Former Mouseketeer dies - Bonnie Lynn Fields Elder was 68

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Former Mouseketeer, Bonnie Lynn Fields has died at the age of 68. 

The Associated Press reports the dancer -- whose full name was Bonita Lynn Fields Elder -- succumbed to a two-year battle with throat cancer.

Fields joined "The Mickey Mouse Club" in 1957 at the age of 12. Originally from Indiana, she moved with her parents to California at age nine.

Three years later, Bonnie's dancing talents won her a coveted spot on the popular children's program.

Fields passed away in Indiana, where she had moved in the past few years to care for her mother, who is now deceased.
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