Thursday, February 01, 2007

The Beloved Molly Ivins

has died of breast cancer. I'm so sad.

Tributes:
NYTimes
Boston Globe
Smith's site
two pieces at The Nation.
*The one at the Texas Observer brought tears to my eyes.

So so sad.

3 comments:

Christy said...

I was a little shocked when I heard it on NPR; I hadn't known that she had cancer. Fresh Air tonight had some clips from a couple of interviews that Terri Gross had done with her in '99 and '03.

Suzanne said...

I'm glad I heard it from you.

"Wait Goddess, we weren't finished with her! We still need her!"

PatchesMom1973 said...

very sad. it's so banal to say about someone known for her wit, but she really did break the mold.