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CATALYST WOMEN

September 11, 2017

“In 1782 Deborah Sampson serves for over a year in General Washington’s army disguised as a man. After being wounded, her gender is discovered and she is honorably discharged. Later, she receives a military pension from the Continental Congress.”

image credit: Headquarters Marine Corps, Brig. Gen. Margaret A. Brewer, the first female Marine general

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