National Women's Month March 2017

Marion Donovan

1917- 1998 (age 81)

Fun fact she was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Marion was an American Inventor and Entrepreneur she is best known for her invention the disposable diaper. After WWII she had been tired of her daughter messing the bed and getting her clothing dirty from the previous diaper. So Donovan took cloth and a shower curtain to make a water proof diaper. Instead of using the original safety pins she replaced them with snaps.

"What do I think will help a lot of people and most certainly will help me?" ~Marion Donovan

She was given four patents for the diaper cover in 1949 she attempted to sell what she called the boater to several different manufactures. She then also began selling her items at Saks Fifth Avenue. Just two years later her company and her patents were sold for $1,000,000 to the Keko Corporation. From 1951-1996 she was granted 20 patents not just for diapers but for things such as women's related essentials, writing sheet combinations, and hosiery clamp.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

1911-1956(age 45)

She was a great American Athlete of her time she won two gold medals in the summer Olympics, shortly after that she became a professional golfer and winning 10 LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association). She participated in Track and Field, Basketball and Golf. Put aside her athletic abilities she was also very talented in other things at the time for example she make most of her golf clothing, and she was a singer and a harmonica player.

"You cant win them all but you can try" ~ Babe Didrikson Zaharas

She was said to be one of the greatest American Athletes in both women and men that hadn't seen someone who could preform so highly on several different activities. As a golfer she traveled all around the world and won several awards in her last years she had her best wins of all time. In the Grand Slam competition she reached 10 wins faster than anyone in 20 days and the record is still standing today. She was later diagnosed with colon cancer. She went through the surgery to have it removed and was able to make a come back in 1994. She was announced to be the second oldest lady to won a major LPGA. Her record today is the fastest player to reach 30 wins in 5 year and 22 days. Her colon Cancer came back and sadly died at the age of 45.

Jenet Reno

1938-2016(age 78)

"My earnest hope is that what we started in terms of building partnerships with communities across America will continue, that we will continue our efforts to reduce crime and violence." ~Janet Reno

Janet Reno was the first woman Attorney General and served second longest. During her time she handled some cases that were unappealing and crazy to think about like for example: She was put in charge of the Justice of Department Prosecution for some of the most deadly bombers incliding.Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman (1993 World Trade Center bombing), Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols (Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City) and Ted Kaczynski, for 17 years he would send letters in the mail with bomb in them this soon became a very deadly terrorist attack.

Janet Reno lived a very long and filling life. She was diagnosed with Parkinson disease and did November 7, 2016

Granny Smith

"EEEEEEEVVVVVVVVEEEEEEEE" My grandma is the woman who has always been there for me. I understand that we butt heads and that I get on her nerves but she has been on great Grandma and one great Mom. She married Terry Smith at just the young age of 15, they started their family off quickly but now it has grown to I think more than what she could imagine. She has 4 kinds of her own Laura, Kenny ( he died from Leukemia at the age of 5), Jason, and Jeremy ( My dad). Then they had kinds now she has 7 Grandchildren Erin, Destiny (Laura), Madison, Korbin, Kamden, Kenadi (Jason) Eve (Jeremy)

My grandma is one amazing woman she hasn't hiked to the top of Mt' Everest but she really has made a huge impact she is always their to stitch my pants up or teach me how to to crack an egg shell in the cookie dough. She is always taking me everywhere I need to go making sure I'm not late and expecting me when I walk out of the house. She is like a super grandma its like she Balances expensive China while writing cheeks and keeping me in line she is one of the best Women in the whole world.

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