File -- In an April 25, 1997, file photo Burt Pugach 

File --  In an April 25, 1997, file photo Burt Pugach laughs with his wife, Linda, in the hallway of the Queens Criminal Court in New York, where Pugach was on trial for threatening another, younger woman, after she left him. Linda Pugach, who was blinded in 1959 when her future husband hired  men to throw lye in her face, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 in New York. She was 75.  (AP Photo/Emile Wamsteker, file)
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File -- In an April 25, 1997, file photo Burt Pugach laughs with his wife, Linda, in the hallway of the Queens Criminal Court in New York, where Pugach was on trial for threatening another, younger woman, after she left him. Linda Pugach, who was blinded in 1959 when her future husband hired men to throw lye in her face, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 in New York. She was 75. (AP Photo/Emile Wamsteker, file)
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