| “If you want a place in the sun, you’ve got to put up with a few blisters.”
– Abigail Van Buren
About Abigail Van Buren
Pauline Phillips, better known as Abigail Van Buren, wrote the syndicated “Dear Abby” column for 46 years. She was born in 1918 in Iowa.
She had never written professionally when she contacted the San Francisco Chronicle‘s editor and said she could do better than their current advice maven. Her version was an instant success.