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Starting her travels at 45 years old, this globetrotter became a worldwide sensation for going boldly where no woman had gone before.
When enemies invaded her town while her husband was on lunch break, she grabbed a nearby pestle and saved the day by achieving the high score in soldier whack-a-mole.
Instigated a massive "women's war" against British taxation, the effect of which was one part protest movement, one part comedy roast, and one part block party.
When her deadbeat brothers demanded the impossible, this South African princess carried through, and slayed a dragon.
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