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Sally Ride (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

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Former Astronaut Sally Ride Dead At Age 61

Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, has died. She was 61. NASA confirmed her death Monday afternoon and President Barack Obama called her a national hero.

07/23/2012