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Helen Gurley Brown: Cosmo’s Ultimate Fun, Fearless Female

Posted on 08/13/2012 by |Who's News | Comments

LegacyThis guest post was written by AARP Editorial Director Myrna Blyth, who was the longtime editor of “Ladies’ Home Journal” and founding editor of “More” magazine. Legendary magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown, who died today at 90, was a remarkable woman: I wrote for her at “Cosmopolitan”; saw her at parties in New York; once even defended her on the “Phil Donahue Show,” when people in the audience were putting her down for editing a magazine that told women there …