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Friday, January 22, 2010

Pioneering women pilots of WWII get a belated honor

Dorothy Olsen, 94, tries on her old pilot's uniform from World War II as she stands with a painting of herself as one of a thousand WASPs, Women Airforce Service Pilots, in 1943 and 1944. She's being honored with a Congressional Gold Medal in March.