Breakup at Tiffany's

The small cemetery is surrounded by fields, farmland and vineyards. A simple stone cross marks a flower-strewn grave, the final resting place of one of the world's most beloved actresses. Audrey Hepburn spent the last 30 years of her life in this quiet Swiss village, and she wanted to be buried here in a cemetery close to her sprawling 19th century house.

The actress, who died of colon cancer in January 1993, liked the simplicity of Tolochenaz, located 40 km east of Geneva. But her legacy has fueled a conflict between her sons and some residents of the...

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