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Helen Lenore Van Slyke was born in Washington on July 9, 1919. At 14 she began working for a newspaper and at about 19 she became fashion editor of The Washington Star. At the time, she was regarded as the youngest editor on a major American newspaper. She did not attend college. After leaving The Star, she held a string of executive jobs. She was beauty editor and promotion director for Glamour ...