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Lynn Sherr
Lynn Sherr is the author of Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space and an award-winning broadcaster and author. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

Entries by Lynn Sherr

The Commencement Address Sally Ride Never Gave

(2) Comments | Posted May 21, 2014 | 10:19 AM

Astronaut Sally Ride didn't deliver college commencement addresses. The first American woman in space -- whose 1983 journey through the ultimate glass ceiling convinced millions that they, too, could do anything -- annually declined invitations to help launch graduates into the real world. When she died at 61 in 2012,...

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The Perfect Mademoiselle, But For Two Little Obstacles

(0) Comments | Posted October 4, 2006 | 9:04 AM

I have never before written about my breasts. But like cancer and death they are two of the subjects addressed for the first time in my new book, "Outside the Box: A Memoir." They are not, however, related to either of those awful things, at least not mine, at...

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What Not To Wear (And To Whom It Matters)

(0) Comments | Posted September 29, 2006 | 2:36 PM

Let me start by saying that the picture of me on the cover of my new book, "Outside the Box: A Memoir," has not been PhotoShopped. Really. I would have nipped at least an inch off each flank if I'd had the choice. I did however, insist on wearing...

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Women On The News, Then And Now (Hint: There Are More Now)

(11) Comments | Posted September 27, 2006 | 12:04 PM

The other day, in the midst of my book tour, someone in Kansas City asked me if I thought there were any obstacles left for women in television news. "Yes," I told him. "Understanding that it wasn't always the way it is today." As I travel the country, frequently...

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