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Rosie’s Place Founder Kip Tiernan Dies At 85

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Many community leaders working with the homeless in Boston are grieving the loss of a powerful advocate.

Rosie's Place founder Kip Tiernan died of cancer in her South End apartment Saturday. She was 85.

Many remember Tiernan as a fierce advocate for numerous social justice issues such as health care and housing.

This program aired on July 4, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

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