6 Awesome Historical Ladies You Probably Didn't Know About

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Joan of Arc, Queen Elizabeth I, Rosa Parks. Lucy Parsons, Annette Abbott Adams, Gabriela Mistral. The first three names are probably familiar as famous butt-kicking ladies throughout history, but what about the others? Today, I want to give a little play to some equally-as-awesome women whose names and stories might not be as well-known to you. With a poet, a lawyer, and several activists, there's gotta be someone here whose story will motivate and inspire you (if only for the rest of your Monday afternoon).

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