"Maybe 23 cents doesn't sound like a lot to someone with a Swiss bank account," Lilly Ledbetter said tonight at the DNC. The woman who lent her name to the first bill signed into law by President Obama — the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act — told her story of pay discrimination on Tuesday. In her Alabama-accent-laced voice, she said the issue wasn't just about her, but about her daughter, granddaughter, and all American families. Around Charlotte, Lilly Ledbetter has the name recognition of an A-list actress.
Lilly Ledbetter Tells Her Story
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