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Amy Lamare is a Los Angeles based writer covering business, technology, entertainment, philanthropy, and pop culture. She spent 8 1/2 years covering the entertainment industry for www.hsx.com. She attended the University of Southern California where she majored in Creative Writing. An avid long distance runner, weekends she can be found running the streets of Los Angeles training for 1/2 and full marathons. Follow her on Facebook.
Bridget "Biddy" Mason was, at one time, an illiterate slave who walked from Mississippi to California with her owners. But life had bigger things in store for Biddy.
Pascaline Bongo, former flame of reggae star Bob Marley and daughter of the late president of Gabon, has listed her Beverly Hills mansion for a cool $17.5 million.
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