One night, her husband, the movie producer David Brown, had an idea while he watched her type. Advertisement Brown, whose name became synonymous with the magazine she ran for more than three decades, died Monday at a hospital in New York, according to an announcement fromHearst Corp.
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Shortly thereafter, Mary contracted polio, and it fell to Helen to do much of the caretaking. But Brown always had ambition.
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While it still focused on catching and keeping your man, the magazine advised readers to "write a letter to the Times" or "become involved in local politics" in order to impress. Years later, she claimed she had never said it would be easy.
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