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Life well lived: Southern chef Mildred 'Mama Dip' Council dies at 89

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Mildred Council, known as Mama Dip to the masses who flocked to taste her Southern cooking, has died at age 89. Beloved by basketball players and presidents, Council is remembered for her “dump cooking” style in the kitchen. Sunday TODAY’s Willie Geist remembers a life well lived.

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