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Abigail Van Buren

A Small Encounter With Abigail Van Buren

Lea Lane | Posted 03.19.2013 | Women
Lea Lane

Known to her friends as "Popo" and to America as Abigail Van Buren, "Dear Abby" and her twin sister Ann Landers were big deals post World War II. One day in the late '50s, when I was editor of my high school newspaper, I was told that I would meet Abigail Van Buren at a press conference.

Dear Abby:

Jade Walker | Posted 03.24.2013 | Media
Jade Walker

You were an icon, but a quiet one. You were famous without reveling in celebrity, and you never forgot your mission, which was to help people. Like the best writers, you used your wits and talents and common sense to serve your readers.

Dear Abby's Words To Live By

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.18.2013 | Fifty

The late columnist's words of wisdom on marriage, kids and cooking naked.