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Gerda Lerner Dies: NOW Founder Was 92

Gerda Lerner, who was one of the founders of the National Organization for Women, died of apparent old age on Wednesday. She was 92 years old. Lerner lived through the Nazi occupation after growing up in a well-to-do Jewish family in Austria, but was imprisoned at the age of 18. The time she spent in jail was invaluable, she said, …

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