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Dorothy Copeland, Gardener and Conservationist

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Dorothy Copeland, Gardener and Conservationist

Remembrances

Dorothy Copeland, Gardener and Conservationist

Dorothy Copeland, Gardener and Conservationist

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Dorothy Copeland, who appeared on Day to Day's very first show, died last week at age 100. Often referred to as the last white woman in Los Angeles' South Central neighborhood, Copeland gave us a tour of her garden and a first-person view of Los Angeles before World War II.

This weekend, garden clubs from around Southern California will gather to honor her memory.

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