The Woman Who Invented Soap Operas
Irna Phillips led a life similar to those she wrote about
As a child, Irna Phillips was sickly. Because of this, she found it hard to make friends with her classmates. Instead, she found refuge in books and other forms of storytelling.
In 1909, Irna’s father died. She was just 8 years old. Her mother did all that she could to hold the…