Throughout history, in all walks of life, women have made important contributions that shape all of our lives.
Whether it's inventing lifesaving technology, crusading for freedom or giving a child some extra
encouragement, a woman's role in our world is very powerful.
Many of these women were also mothers. Some had famous
offspring and some are famous for their own significant contributions to the world. Some
had no children of their own, but became mother figures for an entire group or
era. Each was a guiding force in the world.
Parks is the Mother of the Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott that launched
the Civil Rights Movement.
Mother of Thailand cared for the health and welfare of her country.
Ball was a famous mom, on and off T.V.
Teresa worked on behalf of Calcutta's poor for decades.
your car to anyone to whom you have given birth," said Erma Bombeck, who influenced
generations of women with her humor.
most widely recognized mother is Mother
Kennedy said, "I looked on child-rearing not only as a work of love and duty,
but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable
profession in the world, and one that demanded the best that I could bring it."
Clinton is a New York State Democratic Senator and Chelsea's mom.
THE MY HERO MOTHER GUESTBOOK
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Visitors to MY HERO have identified mothers of all kinds as heroes... some are mentors. .. many are single moms....sometimes they are people who seem"just like a mother"...and often children said their mothers were their heroes, just because...."