Download e-book for iPad: 19 Stars of Indiana: Exceptional Hoosier Women by Michael S. Maurer

By Michael S. Maurer

ISBN-10: 0253353297

ISBN-13: 9780253353290

The 19 notable modern Hoosier girls profiled by way of Michael S. Maurer -- one for every famous person within the Indiana nation flag -- are leaders and pioneers who've excelled in various objectives, together with legislations, enterprise, philanthropy, executive, drugs, track, artwork, athletics, faith, and schooling. one of the inspiring existence tales are these of the 1st girl named leader pass judgement on of the united states District court docket in Indiana, the 1st to set up a Holocaust museum within the kingdom, and the 1st lady elected Indiana's lieutenant governor. Maurer additionally introduces foreign golfing and billiards champions, opera singers, a rabbi, the founders of Vera Bradley Designs and For naked ft, and others. lots of those girls led heart-pounding lives. All labored not easy, and with zeal, to accomplish their goals. Indiana ladies of each new release will get pleasure from and get pleasure from their stories.

Sarah Evans BarkerMary BolkAngela M. BrownAlecia A. DeCoudreauxChristel DeHaanNancy Shepherd FitzgeraldEva Mozes KorJeanette LeeSylvia McNairPatricia R. MillerNancy NoëlMercy Okanemeh ObeimeJane Blaffer OwenOra Hirsch PescovitzErnestine RaclinSharon RivenbarkSandy Eisenberg SassoBecky SkillmanCarolyn Y. Woo

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We’ll go home at 3 o’clock in the afternoon. ’” What changed the course of her life was a phone call she received in 1998 from a former RCI colleague in Mexico. He asked if she would be willing to 16 ★. . CHRISTEL DEHAAN . ★ provide financial support for two orphanages there. She said she’d consider it, but wanted to visit the orphanages first. What DeHaan saw on that initial trip to Mexico City overwhelmed her. “Mother Ines—a Franciscan nun who runs both orphanages—had a rather well-meaning idea to remove the older boys from ‘the sins of the city,’” DeHaan recalled in an interview a few months after the visit.

S. president Gerald Ford was keynote speaker, and three hundred convention delegates from eighteen countries hobnobbed at pool parties. But behind the scenes, Christel’s and Jon’s marriage was unraveling. Jon, the majority owner, ousted her from the business in late 1986. The couple sought a divorce the following February. Christel was devastated to be cut off from the company. RCI had become an ever-larger part of her life through the 1980s, as Jon increasingly was hamstrung by serious health problems.

He asked if she would be willing to 16 ★. . CHRISTEL DEHAAN . ★ provide financial support for two orphanages there. She said she’d consider it, but wanted to visit the orphanages first. What DeHaan saw on that initial trip to Mexico City overwhelmed her. “Mother Ines—a Franciscan nun who runs both orphanages—had a rather well-meaning idea to remove the older boys from ‘the sins of the city,’” DeHaan recalled in an interview a few months after the visit. “They were housed in a place that I refer to as ‘the wilderness’ two hours outside Mexico City.

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