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October 22

This Day in Women's History

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    1746: Esther DeBerdt Reed born (American Revolution: women's relief organizer)

    1834:Abigail Scott Duniway born (pioneer, reformer, writer, suffragist)

    1841: Anna Louisa Cary born (singer)

    1845: Sarah Bernhardt born

    1919: Doris Lessing born (writer)

    Saint's Day: Alodia and Nunilo, Cordula, Mary Salome

    Holiday (U.S.): Mother-in-Law Day

Quote for Today

    Think wrongly, if you please, but in all cases think for yourself.

    Doris Lessing

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