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5 Awesome Women Of 2012

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2. Hillary Clinton

With years of being in the public eye, as the wife of a politician, a Senator, presidential candidate and now the Secretary of State, itís not surprising that Hillary Clinton is looking forward to being out of the spotlight for a while.

But what an incredible Secretary of State she is! In the past year alone, she has traveled to 42 countries, and has not been afraid to come face-to-face with adversaries: when WikiLeaks released sensitive diplomatic cables in November, she urged Syrian President Bashar Assad to hand over his power and leave his country, and she has warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to pursue a different path than his militant father. She’s also gone viral: the tumblr blog “Texts From Hillary” became a popular meme in April.

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12:14PM PST on Dec 28, 2012

Noted, thanks.

5:13PM PST on Dec 27, 2012

Thanks for all of these, and many more: Elizabeth Warren should be in a top 10...

5:32AM PST on Dec 27, 2012

I like and agree with the second one. Thank you.

2:30AM PST on Dec 27, 2012

I genuinely like Michelle Obama. I saw her on the Dr. Oz show and she is amazingly, physically fit(she demonstrated her daily workout-made it look easy while Dr. Oz struggled to keep up), and very personable and down to earth. Regardless of politics, I immediately liked her as a person. She is passionate about healthy eating for children.

8:12AM PST on Dec 26, 2012

Noted, thank you.

7:03AM PST on Dec 26, 2012

elizabeth warren should be one of the 5 ! love her

3:10AM PST on Dec 25, 2012

Thank you what a great article.

3:32PM PST on Dec 22, 2012

i agree with most of the comments made here. I agree with #1 and #2 but not the rest. I think there are many other women out there who have made more of an impact than just throwing money at a cause (which seems to be the reason why #3 was selected) and narrowing down on obesity (which to me seems to be an issue that is not as significant as maybe some others that impact human rights much more).

12:25PM PST on Dec 22, 2012

#1 & #2 yes....
not sure the others rated this high in grand scheme...

8:45AM PST on Dec 22, 2012

Noted

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