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When a 21-year-old Beverly Johnson graced the August 1974 cover of Vogue, she was the first African American woman to do so. Now 60, the former supermodel is a businesswoman, occasional reality TV star (Beverly's Full House aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network last year), the mother of plus-size model Anansa Sims Patterson, 34, and grandmother of two.Back to Article

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