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Celebrating Our Heroines

The Walk of the Heroines honors the women who have made a difference in our lives. Use this site to learn more about them and the common threads which unite them across time, place, and culture. Search the walk

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Petra Pedersen Derring

Petra was satisfied with the simple pleasures in life. She needed very little to get along and be happy. She never felt deprived or envious of what...

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