Fanny Bullock Challenges

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“Life isn’t about pushing your limits. It’s about discovering them,” Philippe Gatta, a famous explorer, had once said. For all explorers it always seems that the most exciting thing about discovering objects and exploring new places is the challenges they get to overcome as they move forward. Women explorers, especially back in the 1800s - 1900s, had to push through many problems on their way to doing what they dream of. These challenges could range from the sexist point-of-view of their male counterparts or just the type of environment they are traveling in. Two good examples of brave women that had accomplished great things during the time they had lived would be Mary Kingsley and Fanny Bullock Workman. Throughout time, people, and the way they think, have changed for the better, making women explorers more appreciated and historical discoveries in general more worthy of remembering.
For the time of the 1800s it wasn’t very common for women to become very involved with “a man’s job”, but Fanny Bullock Workman was determined to take on the challenge. The early life of Fanny Bullock was filled
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