At 104 years old, this yarn-bombing great-grandmother may be the world's oldest street artist.
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In the 1960s she was known as the world’s most exclusive madam, whose clients were said to include John Kennedy, de Gaulle, Onassis, and multiple Rothschilds.
Isabella Stewart Gardner was a woman who defined how she wanted to be remembered, but figuring out what she wanted her legacy to be proves elusive.
Emily Hahn led a life as varied as her writings. She got a degree in engineering to prove that she could, then made a career as a writer; she lived in a red-light district and dined with millionaires; she had a family in England and worked in New York.
Instead of waiting for politicians to bring down the much-maligned Confederate flag flying nearby the South Carolina capitol building, Bree Newsome got some climbing equipment and did it herself.
It's not every woman that leaves home at 16 to befriend Chinese bandits, join the Siberian army, and film indigenous Brazilians for the first time - but Aloha Wanderwell, the World's Most Traveled Girl, wasn't every woman.