Take Note: Mimi Barash Coppersmith Shares Life Lessons In Her New Memoir, "Eat First, Cry Later"

Jun 8, 2018

"Eat First, Cry Later" author Mimi Brash Coppersmith.
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In State College in the late 1950s, she was a rarity: a progressive, a business owner, and a woman.

Mimi Barash Coppersmith celebrates her 85th birthday with a newly published memoir, "Eat First, Cry Later: The Life Lessons Of A First-Generation College Graduate, Penn State Alumna and a Female CEO." It recounts 48 life lessons drawn from an exceptional life brimming with triumphs and tragedies. She talked with Patty Satalia for WPSU's Take Note.