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Alice Munro Wins the Nobel

Editing Alice Munro

Canadian Author Alice Munro Harbourfront Festival Winner October 2013 of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Alice Herz-Sommer and her son Raphael. See her story in the musical documentary, The Lady in Number 6

Alice Herz-Sommer, painist & 100 plus years young, survived the Holocaust.

Lewis Carroll - author of Alice Through the Looking Glass/ Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) The author of Alice Through the Looking Glass/ Alice in Wonderland

Alice Herz-Sommer, 108, "has the distinction of being not only the oldest Terezin survivor but also holds the title of the oldest Holocaust survivor in the world. Deported to Terezin with her husband and young son, the 21-year-old accomplished pianist gave music lessons to the children of the camp and played more than 100 concerts for inmates during her internment at Terezin."She is so beautiful

Portraits Of Holocaust Survivors

Oldest known Holocaust survivor, Alice Herz-Sommer, dies at the age of 110 - Photo by Dennis Darling

Ruth Gruber has had an amazing life.  She earned her PhD at age 20 and today celebrates her 102nd birthday.  Over a Century of Achievements of a Bushwick Native: Ruth Gruber

Ruth Gruber has had an amazing life. She earned her PhD at age 20 and today celebrates her birthday. Over a Century of Achievements of a Bushwick Native: Ruth Gruber

‘Hurricane’ Hazel McCallion -- the longest serving mayor in Canada has kept the city of Mississauga, (Ontario) DEBT-FREE since her first term of office in 1978!

‘Hurricane’ Hazel McCallion -- the longest serving mayor in Canada has kept the city of Mississauga, (Ontario) DEBT-FREE since her first term of office in

youtube video: Philosopher Martha Nussbaum for a discussion  of  women and human development, religious freedom,  and liberal education.

Video: Conversations Host Harry Kreisler welcomes philosopher Martha Nussbaum for a discussion of women and human development, religious freedom, and liberal education. Series: Conversations with History [Public Affairs] [Show ID:

Sigrid Undset (1882-1949) is one of three Norwegian authors to have received the Nobel Prize for Literature. Undset received the Prize in 1928, for her two series of novels set against the background of medieval Norway in the 13th century: the 3-volume Kristin Lavransdatter, and the 4-volume Olav Audunssønn. New translations by Tiina Nunnally .

Sigrid Undset won the Nobel Prize in Literature 1928 “for descriptions of Northern Life during the Middle Ages”. Sigrid was born in 1882 in Denmark and died in Norway in having spent most of her.

“We say of some things that they can't be forgiven, or that we will never forgive ourselves. But we do — we do it all the time.”  ― Alice Munro, Dear Life

Spring Cleaning Your Emotions: 11 Insightful Author Quotes About Forgiveness

Alice Munro--------The Nobel Prize in Literature 2013 was awarded to Alice Munro "master of the contemporary short story".

Fran Allen  First woman to win the Turing Award (in 2006), Allen basically invented the field of optimizing compilers. Her 1966 paper "Program Optimization" laid the basis for the systematic analysis and transformation of programs. In her career, Allen has done seminal work in compilers, code optimization, and parallelization. All this with a Masters in math education: no PhD to speak of!

Frances Elizabeth "Fran" Allen (born August is an American computer scientist and pioneer in the field of optimizing compilers. Allen was the first female IBM Fellow and in 2006 became the first woman to win the Turing Award

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