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Life is meant to be lived; cherish the exciting moments, and relish in those all too brief moments of relaxation. I am here to live my own life, and live it passionately. A Little HerStory serves as a vessel to project my passions, and clue in my loyal readers as to what inspires me in this crazy world. So, sit back, relax, and read on.

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February 23, 2018


February 22, 2018

If you've been wondering why so many students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have become such effective political activists, so quickly, it's probably because they got it directly from their school's namesake. 

Marjory Stoneman Douglas was born on April 7, 18...

February 12, 2018

"Recently rediscovered 100-year-old posters showing the struggle for votes for women are going on show for the first time. They pull no punches in their depiction of the strength of feeling among the women who fought for equal rights."

But this trove went ignored for mo...

February 12, 2018

 Happy Birthday Dr. Hooker!  You truly were a Mighty Girl. 

Happy 103rd birthday to Dr. Olivia Hooker, who became the first African American woman to ever enlist in the U.S. Coast Guard in 1945! To honor this trailblazer, the Coast Guard named a building on St...

February 5, 2018

The Great Depression plunged the nation into poverty. Kentucky, already an impoverished state, was severely impacted.  Food, education and any economic opportunities were scarce to non-existent. Thousands lived on the brink of starvation. Appalachians were struggling a...

February 5, 2018

Hello Friends!  Much to my dismay, I have been made aware of several errors in the book They Persisted. They are typo's and not factual.  Of course, this did not make me happy.  I am trying to make peace with it, and struggling. They may be mine, they may be the editor...

February 3, 2018

Gloria Struck is one of the original members of the Motor Maids women's motorcycle club, which she joined in 1946. She is both a Sturgis Hall of Fame and Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee.

Struck was born in a room behind her paren...

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