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March is Women’s History Month – Women in MEDICINE

For Women’s History Month, InspiredByMyMom.com has chosen three women whose contributions may have been gravely overlooked. Let us celebrate these women in medicine and broadcast their achievements. Continue reading

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Black History Month : 20 Inspiring Quotes from African American Women

These quotes by notable African American women provide inspiration.
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How Maya Angelou Inspired Me to Write

I was seventeen and at my best friend’s house for her seventeenth birthday party. Despite being really good friends I couldn’t bring myself to share with her what had happened to me when I was aged seven, such was the … Continue reading

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My Mom Who Can Do Anything

I have not always been proud of my mom. She knows this, mainly because I would tell her constantly about all of the things she should be doing differently. It’s only fair then that I take the time to tell … Continue reading

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Inspiring Women of World War I : Nurse and Poet Eva Dobell

Born Eveline Jessie Dobell in Gloucestershire, England, poet Eva Dobell was the daughter of wine merchant and local historian Clarence Mason Dobell and the niece of Victorian poet Sydney Dobell. She volunteered to join the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) as … Continue reading

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Dear Mom, Can You Tell Me How You’ve Done It?

Dear Mom, I can imagine the feeling of sheer joy you felt the day he was born. I can imagine the peace that blanketed you while your arms blanketed him. I can imagine the look in your eyes as you … Continue reading

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The Lady of My Dreams: Ada Davenport Kendall

In January, 1919, Ada Davenport Kendall had joined a band of distinguished women from all over the United States to march on Washington and protest in support of women’s right to vote. They chained themselves to the fence outside the … Continue reading

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Inspiring Millions – A Tribute to Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Annie Johnson, in St Louis, Missouri, in 1928. Best known for her 1969 memoir “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”, she wrote seven autobiographies, and was a playwright, director, actor, singer, songwriter and novelist. … Continue reading

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