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Thank You for Being a Friend: 3 Lessons from America’s Golden Girl

A tribute to Betty White

From left, Estelle Getty as Sophia Petrillo, Bea Arthur as Dorothy Petrillo Zbornak, Rue McClanahan as Blanche Devereaux and Betty White as Rose Nylund on The Golden Girls. ABC Photo Archives/Disney General Entertainment Content/Getty Images

America is a country divided. We cannot agree on politics, public health, or vaccinations. The divide between Left and Right has, perhaps, never been so stark. Yet, there was once a bridge that stood between one side and the other— something everyone could agree on:

Betty White was…




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Crystal Jackson

Crystal Jackson

Former therapist. Author, Heart of Madison series. Poet.

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