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  • My teacher from last year. We all knew that her husband had died recently but she came in every day with a positive attitude. She helped us with our challenges when she had gone through something hard as well. Just recently though, she got engaged!
  • My french teacher last year, she's really amazing, ALWAYS happy and putting a positive spin on everything, just being around her and talking with her lifts my mood.
  • My grandmother (I call her Gigi) was told by her father that she could only be a teacher, hairdresser, or nurse. She decided to become a teacher, and taught kindergarten, 3rd grade, and special education for high school! She made the best out of the choices she was given.
  • My grand mom was really strong before she dies of cancer. She faught it for seven years, but she dies when I was seven. My other grandmom is also really strong, she faught cancer and survived.
  • My mom because. She has been fighting breast cancer for a couple years now and I think that you have to be strong enough to fight it everyday. Not only physically but mentally
  • Recently, I went with my mother to a Croning ceremony for her good friend. A crone is generally a woman who has reached 60 ish years of age. So the ceremony was just kind of this gathering of older women (I was the youngest there x3). We called in the directions per the Native American traditions and went around in a circle saying our names, the name of our mother, the names of our grandmothers and the names of any other women who we admired or wished could be at the ceremony. All the women in that circle are strong women. They all have the deepest respect for each other and the earth, and they also have this amazing gratitude for the earth and for their lives and for each other.

    One woman in particular I connected with right away. Her name is Linza, and she is from the east coast. She was so kind hearted and soft spoken.
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