Famous People Born in 1853
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profile name: Vincent van Gogh profile occupation: Painter
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profile name: José Martí profile occupation: Journalist, Poet
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profile name: Bat Masterson profile occupation: Police Officer, Journalist
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profile name: Alva Belmont profile occupation: Women's Rights Activist, Philanthropist
profile id: 9449021
profile name: Howard Pyle profile occupation: Academic, Illustrator, Author
profile id: 214112
profile name: Lucy Parsons profile occupation: Activist, Journalist
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The 1960s were a time of significant cultural and social change in London. The post-World War II era, coined "Swinging London," saw a youth-driven shift in culture, from old to new. Symbolized by famous faces like English supermodels Jean Shrimpton and Twiggy to "British Invasion" rock bands like the Beatles and Cream, the era created a fresh and modern approach to everything from fashion to music to cultural attitudes. Biography.com looks at the inspirational forces behind the "Swinging London" revolution.
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Few people know the challenges that go along with fighting breast cancer. Aside from the powerful women who have to fight the illness, family, friends and colleagues band together during these trying times as well. And those women who survive the hardships that go along with the affliction—particularly those in the public eye, such as Nancy Reagan, Melissa Etheridge and Wanda Sykes—become inspirations for women everywhere to get checked regularly and stand up to breast cancer. Browse through our group to see the courageous women who triumphed in their fight against breast cancer.
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