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Rosalind Franklin: female scientist instrumental in discovering the structure of DNA

Nellie Bly (también conocida como Elizabeth Cochrane) en 1889 inicia un exitoso viaje alrededor del mundo en menos de 80 días (para batir el libro de Julio Verne del mismo título) e informar a su periódico, el New York World.

Truth be told... A scientist with compassion, so lacking with today's right wingers.

October 23,1956: The Hungarian revolution takes place when "Hungarians declare[d] their independence against Soviet rule."

Oseola McCarty a cleaning lady who from working all her life accumulated great savings, donated to the  University of Southern Mississippi $150,000 for a student scholarship program.

Bravery. So much respect for this man

Poster honoring Pearl Harbor hero, Doris "Dorie" Miller (October 12, 1919 – November 24, 1943) was a cook in the United States Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross.

Friedl Dicker-Brandeis: On October 9th, 1944, Friedl died in the Nazi gas chambers. She was a hero in one of the truest senses of the word. In 1942, she and her husband Pavel were taken by the Nazis to Terezin Concentration Camp. Unbeknownst to the Nazis, Friedl, a talented artist, and the other teachers imprisoned at Terezin taught children forbidden subjects. Friedl helped the children to escape from the harsh world and retreat to a world of creativity, and she did it for free.

If there's one thing Sara Ginaite-Rubinson, 85. is adamant about, it's that she is not a hero. As a Holocaust survivor and part of an anti-Nazi resistant group, she's often classified as a hero. "I don't think a survivor is a hero. A hero is a person who tried and didn't survive. To survive was accidental; it was pure luck. This is the reality of the Holocaust," she recalls.

Our greatest heroes should never be forgotten. There was a time, until the 70's, when everyone in the world knew his name and about the millions he saved. Now, almost no one under 50 know anything about him or his deeds.

Celebrating Mighty Girl Heroes: Ten Women You Might Not Know, But Should. Something to teach not just your daughters, but your sons as well, so that they may see and understand the injustices that have been brought upon the 'weaker' sex and understand that we are indeed not weaker.

Diane Richardson and Margaret Griffen, two of Selma's nonviolent warriors. You don't have to be a man with a gun to be a hero.