Famous Women

Fame has pluses and minuses: the power, influence, ability to make a difference and possible fortune versus the inevitable, inescapable spotlight on every achievement and every mistake. Women in the glare earned their top spots – often with a hard climb; they know the pros and cons, and now they’re sharing what they’ve learned.


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