Appeared on local TV at the beginning of her career, as a regular on "The Morning Show With Tom York," WBRC-TV, Channel 6, Birmingham, Alabama.
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On friendship: Sincerity is as valuable as radium.
Holds an honorary doctorate from Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, New Hampshire, where her book "Fried Green Tomatoes" is part of the freshman curriculum.
Outlandish tops and sweaters on Match Game