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As a writer, Diana Epstein focused her attention on buttons. She wrote three books on buttons in collaboration with her partner, Millicent Safro: The Collector's Guide to Buttons, Buttons, and The Button Book. Epstein's obsession with buttons began one afternoon in the early 1960s when she ran an errand to replace some buttons she felt were inferior. The shop where she expected to find proper buttons was closed because the previous owner had died. Epstein, who was always noted for her artistic flair, acted solely on a whim, purchased the inventory of several hundred thousand buttons, dating back to the early 1930s, for $5,000 and she rented the store. A week later Epstein met Millicent More...
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