Thursday, July 31, 2008


The death yesterday of pioneer television journalist Edie Huggins, the first African American woman to report on the air in the city, has touched thousands of Philadelphians who admired her stories about ordinary people.... The versatile Huggins, who after college became a registered nurse, was an unofficial consultant for The Doctors and actually appeared as an actress on other soap operas, including The Edge of Night and Love of Life.

More here, here and here.

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