Nobel women

aloisia schmid a-schmi at uiuc.edu
Mon Sep 29 23:05:37 EST 1997


In article <60lice$fu1 at gap.cco.caltech.edu>, ravena at cco.caltech.edu (Karen
Allendoerfer) wrote:

> In article <60l00q$653 at sjx-ixn7.ix.netcom.com>,
> sunny N stewart <sunnyesq at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> >I had the opportunity of a lifetime, at least I believe that I did.  I
> >ha the opportunity to spend the afternoon and evening on a purely
> >social level with Gertrude Elion ( Nobel '88 ).
> 
> Interesting!  How did you meet her?
> 
> >So before we pooh-pooh these women the few very few, we should thank
> >them as I thank them for trying to make our lives just that little bit
> >better
> 
> Who's pooh-poohing them?  The postings I've read on this newsgroup (with
> a few notable exceptions, such as Mr. Chan, who's always there to provide
> an alterate point of view) express admiration and gratitude.
> 
> Karen

THANK YOU KAREN!!!   I was appalled to read that Sunny thinks we are
pooh-poohing these women!  I am absolutely in AWE of their perseverence
and their gutsiness!  

                  Alice



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