Landers, Ann

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Landers, Ann (b. Esther Pauline Friedman)

(1918–  ) journalist; born in Sioux City, Iowa. In 1955 she inherited her job as a Chicago-based advice columnist from a previous "Ann Landers," creating an international institution while competing with her twin sister, "Abigail Van Buren." She earned a devoted following for her guidance and advice to the perplexed, weathering her own 1975 divorce along the way; she also won many public service awards for her open discussions of medical issues.

Landers, Ann

(1918—) syndicated columnist who gives advice on personal problems. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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Her twin, Esther Pauline Friedman - better known as advice columnist Ann Landers - lives in Chicago.