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‘Captain Marvel’ Brings On the Girl Power

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It only seems right that Captain Marvel is being released on 2019’s International Women's Day. Since 2008’s Iron-Man, Marvel has presented a good chain, albeit a bit short, of strong women characters starting with Pepper Potts. Black Widow became the first Marvel female superhero to grace the screens in Iron-Man 2 followed by Scarlet Witch, Gamora, Mantis, The Wasp, Okoye and Shuri. But today, Brie Larson heads the first female-driven superhero movie for Marvel Studios.

Let’s just get this out of the way – this movie packs a “girl power” punch without putting men down in the process. While their intentions are good, too many films try to present a message of female empowerment while emasculating men in the process. Sure, the opposite has been true for many years, but this is no way to move on with injustice and certainly isn’t a message that today’s girls need to here.

Marvel Studios has toyed with an “anything you can do, I can do better” attitude between its men and…

Debby Boone is Born

Debby Boone was born on September 22, 1956.
September 22, 1956
Deborah Anne Boone was born to singer Pat Boone and Shirley Foley Boone in Hackesnsack, New Jersey on this day in 1956. While she began touring with her parents and three sisters, (Cherry, Lindy and Laury), Boone is best known for her hit single, You Light Up My Life in 1977. It was the #1 song for ten consecutive weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. In 1979, she married her husband and priest in the Episcopal Church, Gabriel Ferrer. He is son of Jose Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney and is George Clooney’s cousin.

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