Ask Lauren Hutton if she considers herself an icon, and she says, "Oh, what does that even mean?" Hutton — model, activist, entrepreneur, traveler, godmother to 23 — is not going to take someone else’s word for anything. Suggest that the term describes a person who has impressed herself on the public consciousness, socially, politically, culturally, and Hutton takes a drag off her handrolled cigarette and leans forward. "Well, that would be something," she says with a grin. Hutton’s own words for what she is: "A survivor."
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