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Irena Sendler 1910-2008 A 98 year-old German woman named Irena Sendler recently died. During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out; infants in the bottom of the tool box she carried and older children in a burlap sack she carried in the back of her truck. She also had a dog in the back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out of the ghetto. The soldiers wanted nothing to do with the dog, and the barking covered the kids’ and infants’ noises. Irena managed to smuggle out and save 2500 children. She eventually was caught, and the Nazis broke both her legs, arms and beat her severely. Irena kept a record of the names of all the kids she smuggled out and kept them in a glass jar buried under a tree in her backyard. After the war, she tried to locate any parents that may have survived and reunited some of the families. Most had been killed. She helped those children get placement into foster family homes or adopted. Last year Irena was up for the Nobel Peace Prize. She was not selected. Al Gore won - for a slide show on Global Warming.

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now this is beauty. (billie holiday)

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People are often unreasonable, illogical and self centered; Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies; Succeed anyway. If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you; Be honest and frank anyway. What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight; Build anyway. If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous; Be happy anyway. The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow; Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough; Give the world the best you've got anyway. You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and your God; It was never between you and them anyway. -Mother Teresa

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Gala and Salvador Dalí in a photo booth. She was Salvador Dalí’s most famous muse, the love of his life, his manager and mentor. When Gala passed in 1982, Dalí no longer would continue his art.

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WOW!

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Isn't she lovely?!!

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Two classy women!

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A number does not define you: Left to Right: Size 8, 12, 14 -lets hear it for beautiful women of all different shapes and sizes:)

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Brigette Bardot

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Audrey Hepburn.

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Sylvia Plath

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"...I will tell you something about stories, they aren't just entertainment. Don't be fooled. They are all we have, you see, all we have to fight off illness and death. You don't have anything if you don't have the stories." Leslie Marmon Silko from Ceremony.

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Georgia O'keefe

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FRIDA, frida!

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pablo picasso & bridget bardot

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Bridget.

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audrey

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audrey

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marilyn

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Marilyn

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jackie & jfk

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