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RIP: "Rosie" the Riviter
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Author:  rugbymatt [ Thu Dec 30, 2010 5:37 pm ]
Post subject:  RIP: "Rosie" the Riviter

The woman whose photo as a wartime factory worker in Michigan inspired the famous "Rosie" the Riviter has passed away. :(

http://fieldnotes.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2010/12/30/5738254-geraldine-doyle-inspiration-for-rosie-the-riveter-dies-at-86?gt1=43001

Author:  pappythesailor [ Thu Dec 30, 2010 5:50 pm ]
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Nothing but bad news today. I'm gonna go home and get drunk.

Author:  VampiressRN [ Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:06 pm ]
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Bummer...she was an inspiration to the American woman. RIP :cry:

Author:  Vince Martini [ Fri Dec 31, 2010 1:20 am ]
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I had a fantastic professor of American History who did an entire class lecture on Rosie the Riviter -- the spirit of the American women 'back home.' He made us realize how the morale and efforts of the American women helped win WWII. I was always proud of my father (RIP), a radio operator in a B-17 and a B-25 during the big war, but Professor Meriwether made me realize that my mother (and many of our mothers) were doing everything they could here at home, too. God bless, Rosie!

Author:  Aloha From Leilani [ Fri Dec 31, 2010 2:04 am ]
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:0(

What a gal! :0) My Grandmother was also, a Rosie the Riveter, while my Grandpa was fighting in Europe.

What a great generation of women! RIP, Rosie.

Author:  Tiki J [ Fri Dec 31, 2010 5:27 am ]
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Gee, and I have my hair tied up like her today. Safe passage, Rosie. :(

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