I Am Woman, Hear Me Write

I Am Woman, Hear Me Write

The power of one voice

One day as a small child, Thomas Edison came home from school and gave a piece of paper to his mother. He said to her, “Mom, my teacher gave this paper to me and told me only you are to read it. What does it say?” Her eyes welled with tears as she read the letter out loud to her child: “Your son is a genius. This school is too small for him and doesn’t have good enough teachers to train him. Please teach him yourself.”

I Am Woman, Hear Me Write

Laurel Lynch: Am I the only one who is tired?

I see so many of my peers juggling so many tasks, work, kids, a rich and varied social life and hobbies. Am I that different? Many of my women friends seem to make it look so easy, so why do I feel like there’s just not enough hours in the day? Why does it seem so easy for others and such a challenge for me?

Videos

Distracted driver slams into semi

A rear-end rollover crash was caught on a traffic camera on June 15, 2017, in Ames, Iowa. The video shows a vehicle slamming into the back of a semi that had just pulled onto the highway. The driver escaped with minor injuries.
Iowa Department of Transportation
Distracted driver slams into semi 0:44

Distracted driver slams into semi

Summer's just weeks old, but these kids are back in the lab 0:57

Summer's just weeks old, but these kids are back in the lab

Brothers graduate from Southeastern Guide Dogs 1:08

Brothers graduate from Southeastern Guide Dogs

Karla Owens is Palmetto's new city planner 0:44

Karla Owens is Palmetto's new city planner