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Ann Landers & Abigail Van Buren (1918)close

Two of the most well known newspaper columnists in the world, "Ann Landers" and "Dear Abby" were twins Esther Pauline Friedman and Pauline Esther Friedman. Born in Sioux City, Iowa, the two took different routes to writing nationally syndicated advice columns, and for a time in their lives were estranged from one another. Later in life, they reconciled.

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