Letter: Heroines without boundaries

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The Independent Online
Sir: The book of "heroines" (Letters, 9 August) I owned in my early teens (1945) included Grace Darling, Elizabeth Fry, Florence Nightingale, Marie Curie, Edith Cavell, Suzanne Lenglen, Rosita Forbes and Amy Johnson: no suffragettes, no actresses, writers or artists ... but no national boundaries.

ANASTASIA HEALEY

Spalding, Lincolnshire

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