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Women’s abilities are always being called into question. Take Rick Santorum's poke at women being too emotion for duty at the front lines of combat situations. A select corps of women is fighting back. Read the story of one American and two Afghani teenage
IntheHeartland · 775 days ago

Have you ever wanted something SO much you were willing to wait however long it took? Well, Keiko Fukuda waited almost 80 years to realizing her dream. At the age of 98 Keiko Fukuda became the first woman to achieve a tenth-degree black belt in Judo. The p
IntheHeartland · 980 days ago

Many young girls dream of owning or just riding horses. But those who dare to become a professional jockey have lots of hard work ahead of them. Rosie Napravnik, 23 finished ninth in the 2011 Kentucky Derby in May. She became the highest-finishing female r
IntheHeartland · 1050 days ago

Memorial Day weekend is the official start of the summer vacation season in America. This weekend, when millions of Americans take to the road, seems like a particularly appropriate time to recognize Grete Waitz, the Norwegian-born woman who died of cancer
IntheHeartland · 1060 days ago

Spring Training gets underway in February. As always there will be some new, unfamiliar names on the ball field. One professional baseball veteran whose name is also unfamiliar will be absent. Kamenshek died in 2010. Dorothy “Dottie” Kamenshek was the insp
IntheHeartland · 1191 days ago

  Some women never give up. Take Diana Nyad for example. Nyad, born August 22, 1949 in New York City, is attempting to complete a long-distance swim she attempted more than 30 years ago. Sometime this summer Nyad wants to make the 103-mile swim from Cuba
IntheHeartland · 1332 days ago
Women on the Verge