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ILL. Maybe you heard the story about a little girl named Sandra who was raised in an adobe house in a rural area of New Mexico, without electricity & running water.
In fact, her mother & father had to drive to El Paso, 200 miles away, so that her mother could be in the hospital when Sandra was born.
Because they were so far away from any school, Sandraís parents home-schooled her. They ordered a variety of magazines to expose her to the outside world. She grew up in a very wholesome environment.
Her fondest memories of her family are of the times when mom & dad took the whole family on vacation to visit state capitols. They went into every capitol building & climbed their domes, west of the Mississippi.
When Sandra graduated from high school, she went to Stanford University & graduated with honors. Today, Sandra Day OíConnor is the first woman to be seated in the Supreme Court of the United States of America. All because mom & dad cared enough to help her see herself in the image in which God created her. And then to encourage her to be all that she could be.
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