Friday October 22nd 2010

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Thought for the Day

“I finally figured out
the only reason to be alive
is to enjoy it.”

~ Rita Mae Brown

*Rita Mae Brown

Rita Mae Brown

Born: November 28, 1944 Hanover, Pennsylvania, USA

An American writer. She is best known for her first novel Rubyfruit Jungle. Published in 1973, it dealt with lesbian themes in an explicit manner unusual for the time. Brown is also a mystery writer and screenwriter.

In the late 1960s, Brown turned her attention to politics. She became active in the American Civil Rights Movement, the anti-war movement, the Gay Liberation movement and the feminist movement.

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