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Autographed by Virginia Ali!


Explore the amazing story of Virginia Ali, who was born in rural Virginia in 1933, moved to DC in '52, and married Howard student Ben Ali in '58. That same year they opened Ben's Chili Bowl, serving chili dogs, half smokes, and chili to locals and national civil rights leaders.

At ninety years young, she still comes to work every day, wearing her pearls, and is the most photographed woman in DC. Every book features a bookplate personally signed by Virginia Ali and the author, Bernard Demczuk, Ph.D.

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