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Old 04-28-2013, 12:23 PM   #1
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Women lose an advocate

We mourn the death, while riding, of women's-rights advocate and journalist Mary Thom.

The New York Times:

"... her friends said her true love was her motorcycle ..."
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Old 04-28-2013, 12:53 PM   #2
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RIP sister.....
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Old 04-28-2013, 03:29 PM   #3
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Sad news.

Thanks Tony for helping us to remember her life!

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Old 04-28-2013, 03:48 PM   #4
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sad news RIP
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Old 04-28-2013, 04:00 PM   #5
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RIP, indeed. Just caught that news item...

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Old 05-01-2013, 11:03 PM   #6
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A truly remarkable person - activist feminism and a love of motorcycling. I hope we and others can learn from her life.
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Old 05-01-2013, 11:34 PM   #7
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such a shame...the saw mill is an unforgiving road on the best of days.
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:19 PM   #8
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RIP Mary Thom

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...the saw mill is an unforgiving road on the best of days.
the Saw Mill River Parkway might just qualify for THE WORST road in America (incredibly unsafe entrance ramps)
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:28 PM   #9
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