Abigail Van Buren


Born
in Sioux City, Iowa, The United States
July 04, 1918

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Pauline Phillips (born as Pauline "Popo" Esther Friedman) founded "Dear Abby" in 1956. The current Dear Abby is her first-born child and only daughter, Jeanne Phillips, who now writes under the pen name of Abigail Van Buren, which was also used by Pauline. She also has a son, Edward Jay Phillips.

Pauline Esther Friedman Phillips was an identical twin; her sister, Esther Pauline Friedman Lederer, wrote the Ann Landers column until her death from multiple myeloma in 2002, at age 83. As children, the two grew up in Sioux City, Iowa, and went by the nicknames "Popo" and "Eppie", respectively. Both are alumnae of Morningside College and both wrote for the college newspaper. They were so close then that they had a joint wedding in 1939 when both w
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The Best of Dear Abby

3.79 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 1981 — 5 editions
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Dear Abby

3.60 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1958
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Dear Abby on Planning Your ...

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Where Were You When Preside...

3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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Dear Teen-Ager

3.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1959 — 2 editions
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Selected from the Best of D...

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Where Were You When Preside...

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Dear Abby's "Keepers"

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“The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.”
Abigail Van Buren

“You could move.' ---"Dear Abby" responds to a reader who complained that a gay couple was moving in across the street and wanted to know what he could do to improve the quality of the neighborhood.”
Abigail Van Buren

“The church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.”
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