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The tradition of lobstering
by Sadie Samuels

I learned to fish from my Dad and will lobster the rest of my life

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I was a regional volunteer coordinator for the Women’s March
by Erica McNally

Erica McNally's experiences in Washington at the Women's March, 2017

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Participating in the 2017 Women’s March on Washington
by Sarah Gaba

Participating in the Women's March in Washington, D.C., 2017

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse

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Growing up in Lewiston
by Kathy Becvar

Growing up in Lewiston in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Working as a telephone operator in the 1940s
by Doris Tardy

Working as a telephone operator in 1946 was new and exciting, and challenging.

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How 20 years in the Navy turned me into an active volunteer
by Joy Asuncion

My service didn't end when I retired from the Navy

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

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Childhood Memories of Learning to Swim on Rangeley Lake
by Betty C.

Betty's two older sisters taught her how to swim on Rangeley Lake.

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Sarah Redmond Seaweed Farmer
by Sarah Redmond

Sarah explains the importance of seaweed and how she became a seaweed farmer

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Float like a water lily
by Nancy R.

Learning to swim on Wilson Pond in Wayne, and synchronized swimming in college.