In 1944, Doris Roy and Thelma Popp who were 21 years old and just graduated from college, made a plan to ride bicycles from their home in Buffalo, New York, to Cairo, Illinois, where the Ohio River met the Mississippi. "World War II affected our college life as most of the male student body joined one of the services. Women assumed some of their roles by taking jobs in armament industries. During the summer, I worked from early morning to evening in a public school caring for infants whose mothers were working in aircraft factories or other related industries." "But now, before starting our careers, we decided that the coming summer after graduation would be the ideal time to have our adventure. We had a limited period of time to accomplish this.
Aztec ChildrenThe lives of Aztec children are fascinating in many respects. To understand how children fit into Aztec culture, and how they were honoured, we should go right back to the beginning... even before the children were born. Birth Since warfare was glorified by the Aztecs, it was even used to symbolize childbirth.news - I LIKE PHOTO GroupTalented make up artist Aneta Kostrzewa from I Like Photo teams up with photographer Adam Plucinski for new Polish Harpers Bazaar fashion story with top model Magdalena Jasek. See more50 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History ForeverWomen have left their mark on the world, at times changing the course of history and at other times influencing small but significant spheres of life by being strong, brave, and human, regardless of society’s expectations for them. Jeanne Manford marches with her gay son during a Pride Facebook Comments Facebook Comments March 9, 2015 Women have left their mark on the world, at times changing the course of history and at other times influencing small but significant spheres of life by being strong, brave, and human, regardless of society’s expectations for them.
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