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  • It was called the "Breakfast for Champions," the annual fundraiser to benefit the Commonwealth Institute, a non-profit organization that helps women develop entrepreneurial skills and expertise. On this particular June morning in 2001, more than 1,000 women gathered in the grand ballroom of Boston's Fairmont Copley Hotel to network and to honor women entrepreneurs. Virtually the entire "who's who" of the women's business community was there, as well as investors, lawyers, and others who work with and support women-led businesses.

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  • Mr. Theodore Irving, in his valuable history of the "Conquest of Florida," speaking of the astonishing achievements of the Spanish Cavaliers, in the dawn of the sixteenth century says: "Of all the enterprises undertaken in this spirit of daring adventure, none has surpassed, for hardihood and variety of incident, that of the renowned Hernando de Soto, and his band of cavaliers. It was poetry put in action. It was the knight-errantry of the old world carried into the depths of the American wilderness.

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  • In the late 1800’s, settlers in Utah’s Cache Valley had a dream to bring higher education and greater opportunity to the people of the then rural area. With little more than simple pioneering spirit and determination, they opened the doors of the Agricultural College of Utah in 1888 to a handful of students. Now known as Utah State University (USU), that same founding spirit lives on today in Logan, Utah, where present day enrollment exceeds 22,000.

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  • This book, which you now hold in your hands, will change how medicine is practiced around the world. It is an extraordinary book written by an extraordinary medical doctor who is also a pioneering scientist in the best sense of the word. Prof. Rong Xiang Xu has a very rare spirit, for he is a man with a compassionate heart who observed the terrible suffering of his burns patients and rather than simply accepting conventional treatments (which do little to correct the burns trauma), this doctor created, with much diligence and hard work, the new standard of care for burns treatment.

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  • The Pilgrims and Puritans, whose migration to the New World marks the beginning of permanent settlement in New England, were children of the same age as the enterprising and adventurous pioneers of England in Virginia, Bermuda, and the Caribbean. It was the age in which the foundations of the British Empire were being laid in the Western Continent. The "spacious times of great Elizabeth" had passed, but the new national spirit born of those times stirred within the English people.

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  • The occupation by France of the lower Mississippi gave a strong impulse to the exploration of the West, by supplying a base for discovery, stimulating enterprise by the longing to find gold mines, open trade with New Mexico, and get a fast hold on the countries beyond the Mississippi in anticipation of Spain; and to these motives was soon added the hope of finding an overland way to the Pacific. It was the Canadians, with their indomitable spirit of adventure, who led the way in the path of discovery.

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