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I Admire The Leading Ladies Of History

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    My Grandmother And Aunts

    My grandma got married in 1903, worked in a shirtwaist sewing factory, and was a photographer in her own right. My great-great-aunt was an 1898 graduate of nursing school, never married, broke her back 3 times, traveled with only her sisters to the Holy Land in the early 1930's...
    gillianmcg gillianmcg 56-60, F Sep 12, 2010

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    my maternal great grandmother...

    GrandMa Hattie was born the first woman to be born in my family outside of slavery.  From what i hear of her, she was a fascinating woman. After her mom died in North Carolina, Hattie left her brothers and sisters and moved to Virginia.  She started a farm and it...
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    I Found This Poem About Harriet Tubman By Accident

    Harriet Tubman   by Eloise Greenfield   Harriet Tubman didn't take no stuff Wasn't scared of nothing neither...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 14, 2009

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    Tina Tuner

    Beat the hell out of Ike's ***, and that's all im gonna say... Really, she brought something to America's eyes.  Domestic Violence.  It happens everywhere and at anytime, no matter who you are nor your status.  That takes a hell of a woman. I don't care much for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 14, 2009

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    I admire the glorious men.

    But it mustn't have been easy being a leading lady throughout certain histories considering gender subjugation. Who do you admire?
    Marowit Marowit 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2014

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    Harriet Tubman ~ The Greatest Woman Who Ever Lived

    Harriet Tubman is one of the many reasons that make me proud to be black.  I know that her life is taught in schools. making her a very popular person in history.  How can you not admire her life? She was born into slavery back in the 1820's, amongst several...
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