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Publisher's Note - November 2021

Michael Hoffman
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MichaelSisters Are Doin' It for Themselves. The 1985 duet belted out by the iconic Annie Lennox of the British pop duo Eurythmics and the almighty American singer Aretha Franklin became a feminist anthem. Nearly four decades later, Buzz neighbors are still proving it true. Mia Tuckwood, a junior at Episcopal High School, Addison Perry, an eighth grader at St. John’s School, and Emma Rodriguez, an 8-year-old center for the SBMSA junior varsity Bulldogs, show their toughness on the field. All three are girls playing tackle football on otherwise all-boys teams. Meanwhile, Debbie Gary, a fearless 74-year-old pilot, continues to soar high in her bright yellow Piper Cub. She is so legendary that she taught her West U neighbor, a NASA astronaut and space station commander, how to fly acrobatic stunts; he calls her “a pioneer” who flies “like an artist.” They are among the trailblazing neighbors our writers spotlight in this issue. We’re singin with you. [email protected]

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