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I've had some pretty wild depression the past couple years. I'm finally starting to work through it - with art.
An interview with Jasmine Twitty, the youngest judge in Easley, SC
Judge Twitty is the youngest person to earn a judgeship in Easley, South Carolina. She granted an interview to Amy Poehler's Smart Girls about her career path.
When terrorists hijacked her plane, she gave her life to save it, becoming the youngest recipient of India's highest honor.
Inventions by women
The stereotypical inventor is male. Here then is a list of inventions by women throughout history.
When jailed for being a political dissident, Lin Zhao continued to write anti-Mao screeds using hairpins, bamboo, and her own blood as ink.
The "Last of the Aboriginal Tasmanians" (she wasn't) used brains, brawn, and sheer will to carve a place for herself, even as the world was collapsing around her.
When she came face-to-face with a great monster, this mother saved her child and herself through bravery, quick thinking, and great culinary skills.
Female High School quarterback throws 1st-ever touchdown pass
16-year-old high school junior Holly Neher became the first female quarterback in her school, and possibly all of Florida, to throw a touchdown pass.
After being saved from demonic forces, this legendary Indian princess is then subjected to endless purity tests by her own husband. She eventually puts an end to his questions in a manner that surprised everyone.
The actual hero of the Ali Baba myth, this slave girl saves the titular character by singlehandedly dispatching the forty thieves - without him even knowing.
High school girls build kick-ass robots
Heck yeah they do.
When her rebel husband was imprisoned, she continued the movement - by holding a castle under siege for three long, lonely years.
Once upon a time, there was a lesbian Wild West abortion doctor. She once horsewhipped a guy in the face and was tossed in San Quentin Prison for sedition. To the surprise of no one, she lived in Portland.
The first European woman to end up in New Zealand, Charlotte Badger was part pirate, part adopted Maori, and part mom. Which part is which is somewhat lost to history.
The first Japanese woman to go to college didn't have a choice. But the experience changed her - and she changed Japan in return.
"Stagecoach" Mary Fields
Pistol-packing, liquor-swigging, 6'2" black postal carrier/babysitter of the Wild West.
Cut Nyak Dhien
When her (second) rebel husband was killed, this heroine of Indonesian revolution took over the fight against the Dutch.
Rose from dire poverty and violence to become the greatest black entertainer of all time - Michael Jackson, Madonna, and Angelina Jolie all rolled into one.
When her husband became deathly ill, this pregnant teen took the reins to become America's first female boat commander - all while fighting off a mutiny and keeping her husband alive.
When the Portuguese took the throne from her, this Angolan queen made a new one: out of her own servant. She then fled to the jungle, conquered a tribe of cannibals, and waged war on the Portuguese for so long that they gave up and left.
Massively educated princess who started all-female gang of itinerant teachers, who would roam the land and educate unsuspecting passersby.