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Nan Kempner
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    (July 24, 1930-July 3, 2005)
    Born in San Francisco, California
    Born Nan Field Schlesinger
    Believed to own the world's largest collection of haute couture clothing
    She was a smoker.
    She said, 'I loathe fat people.'
    She was one of Tom Wolfe's 'social x-rays': women who were both very, very rich and very, very thin.
    From the age of twelve onward, she was obsessed with her weight.
    She said, 'The only surgery I want is plastic surgery.
    She is better known for collecting clothes than for anything else she ever did.
    She eventually owned so many couture outfits that she stored them in her kids' former bedrooms and even the bathroom.
    She apologized for her comment about fat people.
    She raised millions of dollars for Memorial-Slone Kettering Cancer Center.
    Her father told her, 'You’ll never make it on your face, so you’d better make yourself interesting.'
    She died of emphysema.
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art held an exhibition of her clothing collection.
    She wrote a book titled, 'R.S.V.P.: Menus for Entertaining from People Who Really Know How.'
    She worked as a representative for Christie's.

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