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LaurieAnna's Vintage Home: Our Farmhouse Dining Room

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Helen Keller reading braille. She was beautiful.

Elizabeth Blackwell was rejected by 19+ medical schools but was finally accepted by Geneva Medical College in NY. She graduated on January 23, 1849 to become the first female doctor in U.S. history.~nice...

The first woman, Kathy Switzer, to run the Boston Marathon in 1967. A race official actually tried to grab her and yank her out of the race, but her friends helped her.

Georgia O'Keeffe

Abraham Lincoln's Mother~Lincoln mentions his mother many times in his speeches of how he never would be the man he was without her....amen to that!

Johnny Cash sings Ragged Old Flag

God Bless America

I Am An American!

Red Skelton..The Pledge of Allegiance

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Steve Jobs narrated a version of the first Think different commercial "Here's to the Crazy Ones". It never aired.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) A compassionate Libra woman who gave President Roosevelt a strong shoulder to lean on...

First American woman in space Sally Ride of Challenger in June 1983 died today of cancer, RIP sweetheart...

Margaret Thatcher~watch Iron Lady, I had no idea just how powerful this woman was...incredible...

Lydia Maria Child, 19th century author, abolitionist, Indian rights activist, women's rights advocate and general bad ass

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 bar...

Victoria Soto the female teacher of CT who saved others in place of her own...a true angel & hero...

PATRIOT: USA 2LT Emily J. T. Perez, 23, of Texas died in Al Kifl when her HMMWV struck an IED. She was assigned to the 204th Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Ft Hood, TX as a Medical Service Corps officer. Emily was a 2005 graduate of West Point and had been in Company G3.She was the first African-American female cadet Corps command sergeant major. She was a letter winning track and field star in high school as well as West Point. She had been a gospel singer and

Soldiers, much better choice than the garbage the main stream media has named the last few years.

Ralph Lauren

Edith Head (born October 28, 1897-1981) She became chief designer at Paramount Pictures in 1933 and later worked at Universal. Hollywood's best-known designer, her costumes ranged from the elegantly simple to the elaborately flamboyant. She won a record eight Academy Awards for her work in films such as All About Eve(1950), Roman Holiday (1953), and The Sting (1973).

Susan B Anthony was arrested by a U.S. Deputy Marshal for voting on November 5 in the 1872 Presidential Election two weeks earlier. She had written to Stanton on the night of the election that she had "positively voted the Republican ticket—straight...". She was tried and convicted seven months later. The sentence was a $ 100 fine, but not imprisonment; true to her word in court ("I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty"), she never paid the fine for the rest of her life.

Bobbi Gibb in 1966. She is the first woman to have run the entire Boston Marathon (1966), running without a number because women were not allowed into the race. She is recognized by the Boston Athletic Association as the pre-sanctioned era women’s winner in 1966, 1967, and 1968. Gibb’s run in 1966 challenged prevalent prejudices and misconceptions about women's athletic capabilities.

Watch this UNBELIEVABLE tribute to 'MADE IN AMERICA' by Gary Sinese.