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Mary Baker Eddy founded a religion with equality at its core

Think of it for a moment: The story you are reading right now exists because of a woman who wasn’t even allowed to vote. 

Voting was only one of the ways American women were denied a voice in the 19th century. So how did a farm girl from New Hampshire come to be considered one of the most influential, accomplished, and controversial women of her era? Or, as biographer Gillian Gill noted in a talk, “What

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