Hard-living, hard-drinkin’, hardcore: beloved and belittled London Sarah Mapp had one hell of a life, earning both adulation and scorn in her career as a bonesetter.
This trader published extensively about her travels into little-visited parts of the world, opening up the minds of the British public in the process.
This 75-year-old can prepare 500 herbal medicines from memory - and she just won India's 4th-highest civilian honor, the Padma Shri Award!
The Italian mob had a fatal weakness: its shameful attitude toward women. Once the wives turned on the “family,” it all started tumbling down.
“They used to say drumming wasn’t for women because the instrument was heavy... But we’re warrior women, and yes, we can play."
Man, this woman had a *life*. Celebrity, fugitive, circus performer, shipworker, and daughter of Rasputin...!