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Knightsbridge Neighbors

Tennessee Williams is noted to have said, Ava Gardner’s “ego was centered, it seems to me, around her friendships. ‘I’m a damn good friend,’ she always said.” The value Ava assigned to friendship…

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Coming Home

In January 1990, my heart was full, and I was brimming with excitement. I had recently spoken with my Aunt Ava about a trip she was planning to make home to North Carolina. Despite the difficulties…

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Reflections on Ava

Ava Gardner. What do you think of when you hear that name? Movie star, icon, “The World’s Most Beautiful Animal,” Frank Sinatra’s wife? That was how I thought of her, a beautiful star who had it all…

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