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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021 12:00:00 AM
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Louise Arner Boyd (1887)

Boyd was an American explorer of Greenland and the Arctic and the first woman to fly over the North Pole. After the deaths of her parents and brothers, she inherited the family fortune and chartered the ship of famed explorer Roald Amundsen for a trip to the Arctic. She gained notoriety for hunting polar bears and was called "The Girl Who Tamed the Arctic." She later canceled another expedition, stating, "How could I go on a pleasure trip when those 22 lives were at stake?" What had happened? More...
Nelson Cerqueira
Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021 5:29:57 AM

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Considering the timeframe, it was a rather daring challenge to explore Greenland!!
ChristopherJohnson
Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021 8:00:01 AM

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Why pose with a poor polar bear killed for fun? Gruesome.
Adyl Mouhei
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“I have got the Arctic lure and will certainly go North again.”


Louise Arner Boyd
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Posted: Thursday, September 16, 2021 9:34:57 AM
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And why are we making a heroine out of someone who kills animals that are not harming anyone?
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