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Vivian Greene

The Greatest Loss of All & A New Beginning

Of all the millions of dollars' worth of inventory and possessions I lost with Allied Van Lines, the most heartbreaking loss was a doll.

Odessa, a character from my syndicated Kisses comic strip, was the first African American rag doll ever created for the American market. Despite the manufacturer's serious reservations, my efforts were vindicated as it had been a hit.  The Chicago Tribune used the dolls as a subscription premium. I even think I caught a glimpse of an Odessa recently when Oprah's African American Doll Collection was featured on Inside Edition.

There were lots of Odessa dolls in the world, but the one that was stolen was much more important than all the rest —

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Stolen Kisses:
How My Kisses Became an Adventure Worthy of Oprah, Dr. Phil & an IPO

There are very few artists who get to preside over their own estate sales.  In fact, my estate sale has been a rolling affair, taking place all over the country for the last decade.  I only got in on the action recently. 

It's understandable to be behind the times when you're dead, but I'm getting ahead of myself.  The good news is I may be the first and only dead artist to sign my work now so you don't have to wait for it to go up in value.


"Despite being presumed dead, Vivian Greene is still hard at work, doing what she does best, making the world a better place one work of art at a time" --  Melinda Young

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