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tomofswindon:

Danae Mines has just become the first female firefighter to appear in FDNY’s Calendar of Heroes. A Bronx firefighter for 11 years, she was initially refused a place in the annual fundraising beefcake calendar.“I wasn’t going to let anyone tell me I couldn’t do what I wanted to do,” Danae said. “I was determined. I wanted my picture in the calendar so that young girls and young women can see me and know that they can do this job.”
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tomofswindon:

Danae Mines has just become the first female firefighter to appear in FDNY’s Calendar of Heroes. A Bronx firefighter for 11 years, she was initially refused a place in the annual fundraising beefcake calendar.

“I wasn’t going to let anyone tell me I couldn’t do what I wanted to do,” Danae said. “I was determined. I wanted my picture in the calendar so that young girls and young women can see me and know that they can do this job.”

full story: http://nydn.us/1sWVAal

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(Source: New York Daily News)

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The world still wants to ask that a woman primarily be pretty and if she is not, the mob pouts and asks querulously, “What else are women for?”
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