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5 Amazing Women Born on November 5

Ida TarbellIda Tarbell, Journalist (1857 - 1944) 

Born in Pennsylvania, USA, in 1857, Tarbell was the only woman in her graduating class in 1880.

She became and investigative reporting pioneer whose stories led to the breakup of the Standard Oil Company's monopoly.  More here.

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Eleanor Roosevelt (First Lady/U.S. Delegate to the UN/Human Rights Activist)

eleanor-roosevelt.jpgAnna Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was the First Lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945.

She supported the New Deal policies of her husband, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and was an advocate for civil rights. After her husband died in 1945, Roosevelt continued to be an internationally prominent author, speaker, politician, and activist.

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