GMA Pride Month Spotlight: Sally Ride

The first American woman to travel to space will be honored by the U.S. Mint as part of the American Women Quarters program.
0:56 | 06/19/21

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Time now for our GMA pride month spotlight this week we honor a pioneer for whom this guy was not the limit this Friday. Part of the 38 anniversary of Sally ride becoming the first American woman in space. Flying on a space shuttle mission in 1983. Then blasting off again the next year. Sally ride went on to become a professor. And an early advocate for stem education for girls what wasn't known until after her death and to when he twelve was that she was guests. She was in a relationship with him owe Shaughnessy for 27 years who accepted rides 2013 medal of freedom from President Obama. Friday is now an icon an inspiration and the LG BTQ plus community right again put her stamp on history when she was put ought to stamp. In 28 team. Now she's going to be honored by the US mint as part of the American women quarters program the coins will be available in January.

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