When:
July 4, 2020 all-day
2020-07-04T00:00:00-06:00
2020-07-05T00:00:00-06:00
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http://www.biography.com/people/ann-landers-9372525

Ann Landers July 4, 1918. Born Esther Pauline Friedman at Sioux City, IA, the advice columnist was beloved worldwide. In 1955 she won a contest to be the new Ann Landers columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. For 47 years, with spunky yet compassionate replies that were a refreshing change from prior columnists styles, she helped everyday people overcome their problems. A trademark admonishment was 40 lashes with a wet noodle. (Her twin sister, Pauline Friedman, followed in her footsteps with a Dear Abby column.)

By 2002 her column was carried in more than 1,200 newspapers worldwide and had a readership of 30 million. She died June 22, 2002, at Chicago, IL.

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