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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Original 'Dear Abby' Has Died

Pauline Phillips, the original “Dear Abby” advice columnist, died Wednesday at the age of 94 after a decade-long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Phillips wrote the most widely syndicated column in the world – published in more than 1,200 newspapers and read by nearly 9 million people daily – under the pen name Abigail Van Buren for four decades.

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