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  1. World War Two Rosies celebrated on U.S. day of recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Reuters

    The Army Engineer Spouses Club welcome a group of more than 30 Michigan-based 'Rosie the Riveters' at Ronald Reagan International Airport in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., March 22, 2016. Cynthia Mitchell/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District/Handout via Phyllis Gould shows Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel a badge that she wore while working during World War II, during a visit at the Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., March 31, 2014.

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  2. Rosie the Riveter finally gets national day of recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Reuters

    Now, seven decades after World War Two ended, a surviving handful of the women who marched into factories and shipyards, redefining workplace gender roles to help keep America's military assembly lines running, will be honored on Tuesday as part of a National Rosie the Riveter Day celebration. "Well it's about time," said Marian Sousa, 91, of El Sobrante, California, who worked as a "draftsman" creating blueprints for warships at the Kaiser Shipyard during the 1940s.

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