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Dear Abby Column Talks Legal Marijuana

The seminal advice column Dear Abby waded into waters recently that it probably never would have in decades past. In an answer to a letter from a “Colorado Mom”, the household name took on the headline topic of legal marijuana. The writer expressed concern that her son was getting mixed messages from media sources about marijuana. She said that her …

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Dear Abby Dies: Famed Advice Columnist Was 94

“Dear Abby”, the iconic advice columnist who handed down life lessons to millions of people over the years, has died after a battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was 94 years old. “Abby”–whose real name was Pauline Phillips–began writing under the pen name Abigail Van Buren in 1956. Over the years, she would give practical–and sometimes biting–advice to those seeking it …

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