“It was better for me to remember that the flaw was in the racist, not in myself.”
Veil, who died last week, was a fierce lawyer, a Holocaust survivor, and the first woman elected as president of the European Parliament.
"She once defeated a deputy superintendent of police and he refused to come for the presentation ceremony saying he’d been slighted by an old woman,"
America’s first female chief federal prosecutor not only put herself in harm’s way to end abusive labor practices, she later became a PI and solved murders.
When she was a teen, this now-90-year-old woman would seduce and kill Nazis. Now she plays a mean game of Scrabble.
In the 1920s, Sister Aimee was one of the most popular evangelists in the United States, so her sudden disappearance in 1926 made national headlines. It also led to accusations of kidnapping, adultery, and hoaxes.