Emma Willard’ birthday
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Emma Willard: Inventor of the Modern Woman http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/emma-willard1.png Born in Berlin, Conn. in 1787, Emma Willard was one of the first people – if not the first— to believe women could have it all: career, family and happiness. Then, in 1838 at age 51, she almost proved herself wrong.
In September of that year, Willard made the biggest mistake of an otherwise rem… http://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/emma-willard-inventor-of-the-modern-woman/