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Patsy Mink led the country to uphold gender equality

By Vanessa Chong

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 23, 2012

~~<p>Hawaii has a special connection to &quot;Title IX,&quot; passed 40 years ago on June 23, 1972, which opened up life-changing opportunities for youth, especially girls, to pursue their dreams in education and sports.</p>
<p>Also known as the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act, Hawaii's own Patsy Takemoto Mink was the principal author and driving force behind the legislation.</p>
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Hawaii has a special connection to "Title IX," passed 40 years ago on June 23, 1972, which opened up life-changing opportunities for youth, especially girls, to pursue their dreams in education and sports.

Also known as the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act, Hawaii's own Patsy Takemoto Mink was the principal author and driving force behind the legislation. Login for more...



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