Friday, February 02, 2007

Remembering Molly Ivins

Molly's column was always my first read when looking for the truth spiced with her homespun Texas humor. The world has lost a remarkable woman.

Remembering Molly
On a Sunday in September, Molly Ivins caught an early-morning flight from Austin to Flagstaff, Arizona. She had just concluded yet another six-week regimen of chemotherapy aimed at checking the metastasizing disease that had started as breast cancer in 1999.

From Flagstaff she traveled to Lee's Ferry to begin a twelve-day rafting trip on the Grand Canyon with her longtime river-running friend Dave Richards, a Texas labor and civil rights lawyer. She wasn't dying. She was living. Read more in The Nation Magazine.


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