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My hero

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An unlikely hero? Maybe. But Sarah Modeste fought a war (in truth she started the war), she made huge personal sacrifices and she took on the opposition almost single handedly. She had smarts, courage, and was just plain ballsy. And Sarah has fans, admirers. I’m one of them…I want to be like Sarah. Those are the characteristics of a real hero. Sarah fought in a war no one really knows about and these days no one cares much about either. But for more than 25 years (mid 70s – early 2000s), with Fred by her side Sarah fought the wool...

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