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Katherine Dexter McCormick provided both the social justification and the money to develop “the pill,” in her quest to find a more reliable source of birth control than diaphragms offered. She allied with Margaret Sanger and helped support birth control projects intermittently for thirty years before sponsoring Gregory Pincus’ development of “the pill.” McCormick also funded the building of female dormitories at MIT in an effort to boost female enrollment.

Katharine Dexter McCormick - The second woman to graduate from MIT, she was responsible for funding the reseach that discovered the birth control pill as well as putting millions into early women in science funding programs.

Frank Foley was a British secret service agent estimated to have saved 10,000 Jews from the Holocaust. In his role as passport control officer he helped thousands of Jews escape from Nazi Germany. At the 1961 trial of former ranking Nazi Adolf Eichmann, he was described as a “Scarlet Pimpernel” for the way he risked his own life to save Jews. Sometimes he went into internment camps to get Jews out, hiding them in his home, and helping them get forged passports.

Frank Foley was a British secret service agent estimated to have saved Jews from the Holocaust. In his role as passport control officer he helped thousands of Jews escape from Nazi Germany.

her daughter is suffering from cancer , and she was wondering why everyone seem to have hair ,so her mother shaved her hair to comfort her ♥ , how gr8 a mom can be ♥ –

INSPIRING: Her daughter, Adalia Rose, is suffering from progeria, and she was wondering why everyone seem to have hair, so her mother shaved her hair to comfort her. How great mothers can be.

Special Olympian lives dream, is voted prom queen

Special Olympian lives dream, is voted prom queen

Support Real Veterans - Vote Tammy Duckworth

Tammy Duckworth is a notable hero. She also serves as a congresswoman in Illinois.