Abigail Van Buren Quotes

Abigail Van Buren

Abigail Van Buren (born Pauline Esther Friedman) was an American advice columnist and radio show host who is best known by her pen name “Dear Abby.” Van Buren began her career in 1956, when she took over her twin sister’s advice column in the San Francisco Chronicle, and eventually created her own column, which was syndicated in 1,400 newspapers in the US, Canada, and Japan. Van Buren was the first female press syndicate editor and the highest-paid newspaper columnist in the United States. She also hosted a radio talk show from 1985-2002 and wrote several books, including The Best of Dear Abby. Van Buren was a strong advocate for gender equality and civil rights throughout her life, and was honored as one of the Library of Congress’s “Living Legends” in 1998. She passed away in January 2013 at the age of 94.

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