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Corey Feldman and Kristy Swanson Stage Farewell Dinner to Honor Late Corey Haim

April 10, 2010 (7:15 am) GMT
After Corey Haim's formal memorial service was called off, Corey Feldman, along with Todd Bridges and Kristy Swanson, has held a farewell dinner with tons of old pictures to honor the late actor.
Corey Feldman and Kristy Swanson Stage Farewell Dinner to Honor Late Corey Haim

Child stars and Todd Bridges and actress Kristy Swanson staged a farewell dinner to honor their late pal Corey Haim in Marina Del Rey, California on Thursday night, April 8. Feldman was forced to scrap plans for a formal memorial service because Haim's mother, Judy, was still too upset and too ill to attend such a big event - and so he arranged for the tragic actor's closest friends and his mum to meet up and toast the star's memory.

Swanson tells People, "Had Corey wished to be anywhere, he would have loved to be with us last night, to be with all his old friends." Guests also included actresses and Robyn Lively. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star Swanson adds, "It was like a reunion. Robyn brought tons of old pictures - lots of people with crazy hair and funny clothes, and people gave Judy gifts."

"I had a picture of me with Corey on the set of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer', and I gave that to her. There were no speeches, just lots of picture taking, talking and sharing pictures of our kids." Haim died from an apparent drug overdose on March 10.

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