And, while New York current events dominated headlines, so did the city's biggest names. Lena Dunham published a controversial memoir, Jill Abramson stood up for sexism in the workplace, and Laverne Cox made major waves for the trans* movement. The only thing we love more than these powerful figures? Seeing them in emoji form. Ahead, 11 of New York's most beloved stars of 2014 get a text-worthy makeover.
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