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      Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman Hughes met in New York City because of their mutual work in women and child welfare. They worked to found Ms. Magazine in 1971 and toured together to raise awareness of gender, race and class issues through the 1970s.

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      When Dorothy Pitman Hughes (right) was 10, her father was beaten by the Ku Klux Klan and left for dead on the family's front porch in rural Georgia. She prayed that if God saved her father's life, she would dedicate hers to making the world a better place. Later, she started a day care saying "too many women were being forced to leave their children home alone while they worked to feed their families." Her work caught the attention of women's by Love.vs.Money

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      Gloria Steinem & Dorothy Pitman Hughes, imagen para celebrar los 80 años de Gloria Steinem.

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      Gloria Steinem Dorothy Pitman Hughes. Feminist activists and founders of Ms. Magazine.

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      Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman Hughes, published in Esquire magazine 1971.

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