Ginsburg’s Tea Set, Coat, Other Items Raise $800K for Opera

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's silver tea set is going to a family with a 5-year-old daughter who once was Ginsburg for Halloween.

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FILE - In this image from video, a black mink fur coat, right, and a signed opera poster belonging to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, are seen inside Potomack Company Auctions in Alexandria, Va., Monday, April 11, 2022. An online auction of 150 of items owned by Ginsburg raised $803,650 for Washington National Opera. The opera was one of the late justice’s passions. (AP Photo/Nathan Ellgren, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s silver tea set is going to a family with a 5-year-old daughter who once was Ginsburg for Halloween. A medal Ginsburg was awarded when inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame is going to a family that demonstrated recently for reproductive rights. And a drawing of her that hung in her office was a Utah-based scientist’s Mother’s Day gift to his wife. All told, an online auction…

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