This Day in Jewish History / Grace Paley, N.Y. Jewish writer and activist is born
Grace Paley used her mastery of and passion for the English language on behalf of many of the progressive causes of the 20th century.
On December 11, 1922, Grace Paley was born in the Bronx, New York. When she died in 2007, she was known as a writer whose poetry and short fiction vividly and earthily captured the tone and experiences of several generations of politically liberal working-class American Jews and their children.
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