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VIDEO: Vanessa Redgrave Talks Family's Triumphs And Tragedies On The View

May 14 2010, Published 2:05 p.m. ET

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Vanessa Redgrave said she's been both sad and sentimental when reflecting on the deaths of her daughter, brother and sister within the past 14 months, during her appearance on The View Friday.

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"When you lost people you absolutely love and adore, you're both glorying and you're grieving," a teary, trembling Redgrave said, referencing the recent deaths in her iconic stage family: Redgrave's daughter Natasha Richardson died at 45 from head injuries sustained in a skiing accident in March 2009, while her sister Lynn Redgrave died a few weeks ago at 67 after a long fight with breast cancer. Her older brother Corin died at 70 last month.

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"You're grieving because you haven't got them anymore," Redgrave said, "And you're glorying because you're taking in what a gift each of them was."

She said Natasha's widower, actor Liam Neeson, is recovering "like me, I guess -- grieving and glorying."

VIDEO: Liam Neeson Talks About Life Without Natasha Richardson

Redgrave was appearing to promote her new film, Letters To Juliet, which is in theaters now.



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