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“I began wearing hats as a young lawyer

because it helped me to establish

  my professional identity.  

Before that, whenever I was at a meeting, 

someone would ask me to get coffee.”

Bella Abzug, 1920 – 1998

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Feminist.  Pacifist.  Civil Rights Activist.

Congresswoman (served three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives)

She always wore a hat …

the incomparable Bella Abzug

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