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Mrs. Foster – A Woman of Valor

Jenn LeBow blogs for Rachel Held Evans about her earliest best friend—a 75-year-old-lady she met at the age of 3:

As a 26-year-old woman, she married Neil Foster, but she firmly insisted that she would not give up teaching her beloved Sunday School class. She would not switch denominations to attend church with her husband. He didn’t press the point. Maybe that doesn’t sound like a big deal to me or to you. In 1924, though, only four years after women received the right to vote, and living in small-town Texas, it’s thrilling to think of her convictions and his support. (emphasis hers)