Quoted: Alexis Herman on Dorothy Height's elegant-as-ever final days
"She was a woman of great style. . . She wanted to make sure she had on her makeup, she wanted to sit up properly, and she asked me to come over and raise her up."
-- Former labor secretary Alexis Herman on the late Dorothy Height and her care about her appearance to the very end. By "raise me up," the famously elegant civil rights pioneer meant she wanted help putting on her best face, Herman told our colleague Hamil Harris.
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April 20, 2010; 10:53 PM ET
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