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Celebrating lives: Remembering trusted advice columnist ‘Dear Abby’

  • Posted: 1/18/2013
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Pauline Phillips, who offered advice via the pen name Abigail Van Buren, was read by millions in hundreds of newspapers worldwide as the original Dear Abby she eventually co-wrote her column with her daughter, Jeanne Phillips, who said her mother leaves very big high heels to fill. Pauline Phillips died at the age of 94 after a long struggle with Alzheimer s. NBC s Rehema Ellis reports.

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