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R.I.P. Bettie Page
December 12, 2008, 11:32 am
Filed under: Videos

In memory of Betty Page, one of America’s most enduring brands and pop culture icon, who set the stage for the 1960s sexual revolution. She died Thursday. She was 85.

“I was not trying to be shocking, or to be a pioneer. I wasn’t trying to change society, or to be ahead of my time. I didn’t think of myself as liberated, and I don’t believe that I did anything important. I was just myself. I didn’t know any other way to be, or any other way to live.” Bettie Page: The Life of a Pin-Up Legend

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