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Ode to the islands

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COURTESY KATHRYN CROSBY
Bing Crosby’s love for the islands was evident in the songs he sang for his role in “Wai­kiki Wedding,” and his affection carried over to his personal life, said his wife Kathryn.
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COURTESY KATHRYN CROSBY
A portrait of Crosby, his wife Kathryn, and their children. Kathryn Crosby will appear in Tuesday’s documentary on PBS. “People have forgotten how wonderful he was,” she says of her late husband.
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said his wife Kathryn.
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COURTESY KATHRYN CROSBY
Crosby and his family visited the islands for a vacation in the 1960s, and he often took to wearing aloha shirts — even to formal dinners.