01/14/2013 10:23 am ET

Highlights From 'Mother Of Women's History' Gerda Lerner's Obituary

Gerda Lerner, the 92-year-old feminist icon and pioneer of women’s history, died last week, leaving behind an embarrassingly rich obituary. There’s not a sentence in it that won’t make you feel ashamed for ever looking at BuzzFeed or having a hangover. Gerda was amazing and it wouldn’t hurt any of us to go volunteer or read a book once a while, probably.

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