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Christa McAuliffe (September 1948 – January was an American teacher from Concord, New Hampshire, and was one of the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. I remember where I was the moment this happened!

Jacqueline Cochran  1906 - 1980  
PIONEERING PILOT    The first woman to break the sound barrier, she might have been the first woman astronaut — but apparently NASA wasn't ready: Thirteen women, including Cochran, were invited to train, then disinvited in 1961 (though some outperformed male trainees).

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Jacqueline Cochran 1906 - 1980 PIONEERING PILOT The first woman to break the sound barrier, she might have been the first woman astronaut — but apparently NASA wasn't ready: Thirteen women, including Cochran, were invited to train, then disinvited in 1961

Almost  70 years ago Lorna Johnston's life was hell ... as a prisoner of war in Yokohoma, Japan, surviving on eating the glue off envelopes. The 96-year-old Kohimarama resident is the only survivor of a group of 76 Australian POW nurses and is returning to Japan, the country that caused her so much pain, this time for an official apology.

Almost 70 years ago Lorna Johnston's life was hell . as a prisoner of war in Yokohoma, Japan, surviving on eating the glue off envelopes. The Kohimarama resident is the only survivor of a group of 76 Australian POW nurses.

The dog is pregnant, the fireman had just saved her from an inferno in her house. The brave fireman rescued the dog by carrying her out of the house into her front yard, while he continued to fight the fire.     When he finally got done putting the fire out, he sat down to catch his breath and rest.  A photographer from the Charlotte, North Carolina newspaper, noticed her in the distance looking at the fireman.    He saw the dog walking straight toward the fireman and wondered what she was…

This firefighter saved this dog from her burning home. He carried her out of the house and into her front yard, then he returned to fight the fire. Animals matter too. We save lives, animal or human.

Victoria Claflin Woodhull, born in 1838, married at age fifteen to an alcoholic and womanizer. She became the first woman to establish a brokerage firm on Wall Street and played an active role in the woman's suffrage movement. She became the first woman to run for President of the United States in 1872. Her name is largely lost in history. Few recognize her name and accomplishments.

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Victoria Claflin Woodhull, later Victoria Woodhull Martin was an American leader of the woman's suffrage movement. In Woodhull was the first female candidate for President of the United States.

Separated by a barbed wire fence, two west German girls chat with their grandparents on the eastern side, 1961.

Two little girls in a West German street chat with their grandparents in the window of their home in the eastern zone, separated only by a barbed wire barricade. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images).

Jack Lemmon...it doesn't get any better!!!

Jack Lemmon "Mister Roberts" "Some Like It Hot" "The Apartment" "Days of Wine and Roses" "Irma la Douce" "Good Neighbor Sam" "The Great Race" ""The Fortune Cookie" "The Odd Couple"

"You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves."     President Abraham Lincoln....AMEN, ABE!

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" Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt." good old honest Abe.

The real Rosie the Riveter - Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17-year-old (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a picture of her on the job. That image was used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geraldine_Doyle

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

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