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I just thought this was beautiful.
Sharon Stone hosted amfAR's annual Cinema Against AIDS event in Cannes last night, where she honored former co-amfAR worker Natasha Richardson. The actress died from a head injury in March, resulting from a ski accident.
"This year we lost an angel from our amfAR family. It was one of those random events that leaves you in a state of shock and profound grief. In March the funny, graceful Natasha Richardson was taken from us," Sharon said. "People say, 'Oh, she can't really have been that great or graceful.' She was. 'That funny, charming, sweet and elegant.' She was. She left behind her husband and two stunningly beautiful children and an unfinished mission to help us find a cure for AIDS."
Getting teary, Sharon then introduced a film highlighting Natasha's work with the charity before reading a letter from Natasha's husband, Liam Neeson, who urged everyone to continue giving.
Annie Lennox performed, "Talking To An Angel," then said, "That was for Natasha."