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August 13th, 2012
05:29 PM ET

Former Cosmo editor Gurley Brown dead at 90

By the CNN Wire Staff

New York (CNN) - Helen Gurley Brown, former editor in chief of Cosmopolitan magazine and the author of "Sex and the Single Girl," has died at age 90, the Hearst Corporation said Monday.

Gurley Brown died Monday morning at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia after a brief hospitalization, the publisher said.

"Helen was one of the world's most recognized magazine editors and book authors, and a true pioneer for women in journalism - and beyond," Hearst Chief Executive Frank Bennack said.

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  1. Yasmine

    The people (or preosn) who did this should face a very harsh punishment! I'm in favor of sending people who abuse animals to prison for long stints and making them PAY for their crimes against animals. How about the same torture inflicted on them that they inflicted on the innocent animal? One of the Muslim countries in getting ready to cane a mother of two for drinking a beer how about we do something like that to animal abusers and then lock them up without medical care, food, or nice living conditions!

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