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I knew Hamilton's achievements in the Apollo program were remarkable...but I hadn't known that she had started while being as young as 24 -- and being a mother. That's just incredible. I can't even imagine going through school as a father and being able to balance my time, never mind having to carry child. Nevermind being a star programmer at MIT. And her husband was going through law school at the time, which means not only did she not have a stay-at-home husband to take over the parenting duties, she was the breadwinner.

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