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Educator, Activist, Journalist / 1880 - 1968
American educator Helen Keller overcame the adversity of being blind and deaf to become one of the 20th century's leading humanitarians, as well as co-founder of the ACLU.
Government Official / 1954 -
Condoleezza Rice is the first black woman to serve as the United States' national security adviser, as well as the first black woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of State (2005-09).
Soccer Player / 1972 -
Mia Hamm is a former American soccer player who competed with the U.S. women's national soccer team for 17 years. She won the Women's World Cup in 1991 and 1999, and took Olympic gold medals in 1996 and 2004.
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profile name: Rosa Parks profile occupation: Civil Rights Activist
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profile name: Harper Lee profile occupation: Author
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profile name: Helen Keller profile occupation: Educator, Activist, Journalist
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profile name: Mae C. Jemison profile occupation: Astronaut, Doctor, Scientist
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