Sioux Metropolis twins penned Expensive Abby, Ann Landers columns

Editor’s notice: This text was first printed in 2013.

Sioux Metropolis native Pauline Phillips gained fame and thousands and thousands of followers as author of the “Expensive Abby” newspaper recommendation column, however she maintained ties to her hometown all through her illustrious life.

Higher recognized to newspaper readers as Abigail Van Buren, Phillips and twin sister Esther Lederer, who grew to become an recommendation columnist underneath the pen identify Ann Landers, have been a twin, and generally dueling, power in newspaper recommendation columns for greater than a half century. The pair graduated from Sioux Metropolis’s former Central Excessive Faculty in

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Pricey Evan Hansen Film Premieres to Blended Evaluations: Known as ‘Pleasurable’ and ‘Overlong’

The film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Pricey Evan Hansen has debuted on the Toronto Movie Pageant to blended critiques by critics.

The musical stars Ben Platt, who originated the position on Broadway, as Evan Hansen, a socially anxious highschool scholar who looks like an outsider at his highschool. Making an attempt to enhance his self-image, he writes himself a letter that’s mistaken for a classmate’s suicide observe—and rides that error to reputation.

Whereas the Broadway present received six Tony Awards, together with a Tony for greatest actor for Platt, critics who seen the movie for the primary time

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