Mildred Benson (1905-2002 ) was an author of over a hundred books, journalist, and aviator. She was the first Carolyn Keene and wrote the first books in the Nancy Drew series. She also had a long running column “On the Go with Millie Benson”. She had a fascinating life. Check out this terrific article in The New York Times from 1993 written by Patricia Leigh Brown.
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