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Auction of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s items raises over $800,000
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Auction of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s items raises over $800,000

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's silver tea set is going to a family with a 5-year-old daughter who once dressed as Ginsburg for Halloween. A medal Ginsburg was awarded when inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame is going to a family who recently demonstrated for reproductive rights. And a drawing of the late justice that hung in her office was a Utah-based scientist's Mother's Day gift to his wife.All told, an online auction of 150 items owned by the late justice raised $803,650 for Washington National Opera, one of Ginsburg's passions. The auction ended in late April, and buyers are now picking up items or arranging to have them shipped to their homes in 38 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Germany. Winning bids ranged from $850 to $55,000. FILE -...