Eulogy: Marta Dorion

She had this smirk, this "I know something you don't" smile, pure catnip for journalists. And so there was always a gaggle of us around MARTA DORION, waiting for some tidbit to waft through her smoke-filled office, a last refuge for cigarette lovers here at TIME. Many who hated tobacco would suffer through nicotine haze just to listen. She'd been through Watergate, earthquakes and O.J., but those weren't the stories we were really interested in. It was the one she was living, the one we shared: the story of Time Inc. Marta's breadth of memory and experience at the company encompassed...

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