February 24, 2010 12:19 PM

Commentary: Female WWII pilots finally honored for service

On March 10, a Sacramento grandmother of four will share in a Congressional Gold Medal honoring women for flying warplanes a lifetime ago, when women weren't supposed to fly. At 87, Barbara Kennedy is coming to terms with a ceremony scheduled for the majestic rotunda of the U.S Capitol. How can she be a pioneer when she never considered herself one?

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