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Helen Delich Bentley’s Final Passage


Helen BentleyFormer Congresswoman and longtime Port of Baltimore advocate Helen Delich Bentley died Saturday following a battle with brain cancer. She was 92. As we saw when she responded to word that she entered hospice with a declaration that “Dammit, I’m still right here,” Bentley liked to make sure she had a say when her name appeared in the news. In one anecdote about her life, it looks like this originated when her byline was appearing in the newspaper as a reporter for the Baltimore Sun.