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I Am An Original Woman

Strength, boldness, and determination! Women that inspire. 115 People

    Somebody Nominated Me Too - I haven't gotten the faintest clue as to why I would have been nominated for this. Unique woman? Yes, that I definitely am. All the same I am honored...
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 10 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    Lisa Kivirist ~food & Society Policy Fellow & Entrepreneur - Lisa walks to her own drum beat.  She has found a way to give back and through her economic friendly ventures...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F Mar 17, 2008

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    Caroline Kane ~~ Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Perhaps it’s my own Mid-Western roots that made me feel extra comfortable and excited about Caroline. ...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2008

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    Looking For the Original Women In the Experience Project Community! - Do you know an EP Lady who you consider an Original Woman? Many different qualities can make an Original...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 70 Responses Mar 18, 2008

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    Words of Wisdom - My mom always says "Things happen for a reason and there is a lessons to be learned from everything we go through."  I know that some of the...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2008

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    Leslie Garner ~ Imagine Schools’ Regional Teacher of the Year - Leslie is a passionate teacher who has discovered how to find a path to pursue her passion.  Leslie is a...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2008

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    Gerri Johnson~media Professional - Gerri really embodies this great sense of power that we all have over ourselves and our lives.  She has found how to create opportunities...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F Mar 17, 2008

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    EP Original Women...what Advice Would You Give a Young Lady -   Wisdom:  Advice to Young Women We all learn important lessons as we grow older.  Hear the words of...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 9 Responses May 1, 2008

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    The Rest of the Story... - Awhile back EP Sarah sent me a list of questions to answer, thought I would post it in its entirety. I am the proud mother of two wonderful kids. Both...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 2 Responses May 1, 2008

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    “A Woman? Me? Hooray!” - “A woman? Me? Hooray!” Those would be my initial thoughts upon realizing not only am I a woman but I enjoy being a woman. As a child I was...
    Mello Mello 26-30, F 6 Responses May 12, 2008

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    I Got Nominated.. - but I won't answer. I don't know a single thing about me that's "original woman".
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15, 2008

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    But At the Same Time... - I know I am no better or more original than you. I just understand things from a completely different light. It no longer scares me. It no...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    Jennifer Lance~mother & Teacher - Jennifer has her own “flavor” towards life.  She is innovative lady who is doing some really important work around education and...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F Mar 17, 2008

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    EP Original Women...what Or Who Has Been Your Inspiration -   Finding Inspiration We all find inspiration from different places…people, songs, writing.  Find out...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 2 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Sarah Silverman ~ Social Marketer - So, I thought I would share my own story as part of the Original Women Gallery.  Part of the reason is to show that you don’t have to...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 17, 2008

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    So Many Great Women Here - Boedacia comes to mind first though.  No offense intended to all those other wonderful EP women out there!  If you are part of my circle I...
    ward ward 56-60, M Jun 9, 2008

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    Heaven - Her fingers slid the length of my *****, caressing my skin and feeding the hunger that always accompanied her visits. She was fire and ice, cool on the surface but powered...
    lynne4383 lynne4383 41-45, F 8 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    I've Learned.... - Don't let anyone tell you that you can't do something just because you're female...  Don't take their word for it, what if they're wrong? My high school...
    pilotjess pilotjess 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2008

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    My Story - Growing up was not easy for me (as for a lot of women on this wonderful site). I was raped at 11 by my cousin, lost an eye to one of my mothers boyfriends, and was...
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F 5 Responses May 4, 2008

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    Maureen Flatley ~ Lobbyist & Child Advocate - Talking with Maureen felt a little bit like stepping back in history.  Maureen grew up in Washington DC during JFK’s...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F Mar 17, 2008

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    Carol Lin ~Former CNN Anchor - Carol has a bright and sunny disposition.  She is brilliant with her words.  Carol represents a strong and independent woman and mother...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2008

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    I Was Nominated - And I agonized over it for 2-3 days before I responded. I even told my husband and asked him why I would be. I'm just me. Nothing special, haven't cured any...
    Aminik Aminik 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    I Have Been Nominated... - I just want to say that I am so proud to have been nominated for such a huge honor... if not anything... YOU HAVE BROUGHT A HUGE SMILE TO MY FACE AND...
    Mammy Mammy 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2008

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    Role Model Quotes -   Find some inspiration from the voices of some Original Women…share inspiration by posting your own words of wisdom or comments. “Be your...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 18, 2008

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    Word to the Wise - Don't hold on to the negatives in your life. Every mistake, every hurt inflicted by another...acknowledge them and let them go. After something has happened...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 5 Responses May 5, 2008

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    Wondering... - Does anyone know what is to be done with all these nominations and our responses. Email wasnt real clear on that and I am of course curious...  
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 24 Responses Apr 14, 2008

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    Give Any Ep Lady a Shout Out! - There are so many fabulous women that are a part of EP and I wanted to give everyone a chance to honor those that have been friends, leaders, and...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 14 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Re: An Original Woman - It's great to be an original woman. I share with all the other original women in here. To young women that are unsure of yourselves Just be who you are...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 7 Responses May 1, 2008

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    EP Original Women....how Would You Define Womanhood? -   Thoughts on Womanhood We all define womanhood for ourselves in different ways.  Find out how some of our EP...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 3 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Leeann Simons ~ Dietician and Teacher - Leeann is what I would call a free-spirit.  She has found a way to take a life experience she had and used in a positive way. ...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2008

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    I Didn't Expect It - i didn't expect a nomination for anything, but it wasn't a huge surprise either, i mean, I am pretty unique, so i keep being told. and I'm deffinatly different...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 12, 2008

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    Rebecca Katz~ Healing Chef - I have known Rebecca for a while now and I remember how struck I was by her story.  From advertising executive to chef—Rebecca has developed...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F Mar 17, 2008

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    We Can Be the Change We Need In the World.. - My passion has always been social work, and of all the times I had gone to seek help in these areas I noticed the ones who were really...
    Mystic44 Mystic44 41-45, F 3 Responses May 6, 2008

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    Re: An Original Woman - 1. How do you define womanhood in your life? Womanhood is not something you born with.   2. What or who has inspired you and in what ways? EP has...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses May 1, 2008

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