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Women in World War II: Rosie the Riveter and Beyond

I recently finished reading The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan. It is a fascinating look into a town that never existed on any map but had a HUGE influence on the outcome of World War II. 1,758 more words

Adventures in Entrepreneurship, March 2015: Creating Your Own American Dream

In this past year I have met SO many people who’ve wanted to join me on this journey of entrepreneurship. Certainly you can turn to any number of blogs, podcasts, and TED talks to get recommendations from experts who are really good at helping you turn your ideas into reality. 680 more words

Dreams

Mary in Review: Lessons Five Years After My Mother's Transition

“Honor a child and it will honor you.”

AFRICAn  Proverb

My mother, Mary Parker Brown, transitioned five years ago, in March 2010 at the age of 72, following a very tough nine month battle with leukemia. 452 more words

Determination

TNBC Aware: How Being Diagnosed With Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Connected Me To My Roots

Speaker and Integrative Cancer Care and Wellness Coach Eileen Fuentes on how triple-negative breast cancer connected her to her cultural roots. Eileen also included a recipe below! 821 more words

Young Women

Researchers Hope Hormone Will Reverse Bone Loss

A naturally occurring hormone that University of Pittsburgh researchers have developed as a treatment for osteoporosis shows promise in building weakened bones with minimal or no side effects. 722 more words

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EMPIRES DON'T MAKE A MAN . . .

. . . MEN MAKE THE KING.

The people will make the EMPIRE.

So I’ve been catching up on my TV shows and, of course, today I got caught up on Fox’s EMPIRE. 360 more words

Culture