Celebrities React to the Death of Merle Haggard

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Merle Haggard died at the age of 79 on Wednesday, following a long battle with pneumonia. Fans —  Reese Witherspoon, Carrie Underwood, and Dan Rather among them —  are now mourning the death of the legendary country singer, taking to social media to share their memories and regards. Read on for the touching tributes.