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Margaret Thatcher dead at 87

By Associated Press | Apr 08, 2013

LONDON — Love her or loathe her, one thing’s beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain.

The Iron Lady who ruled for 11 remarkable years imposed her will on a fractious, rundown nation — breaking the unions, triumphing in a far-off war and selling off state industries at a record pace.

She left behind a leaner government and more prosperous nation by the time a mutiny ousted her. She died Monday morning of a stroke at age 87.

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