Among alleged similarities between Cooper and the character, Cooper said she lost a son shortly before going to work for Stockett's brother, where she takes care of two children, a boy and a girl.
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A real-life woman named Ablene Cooper, who said she works as a maid for Stockett's brother, filed a lawsuit in February that accuses Stockett of using Cooper's name and likeness without permission.
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