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2. Her Mother Was a Huge Influence

Ginsburg’s mother, Celia, was adamant about getting her daughter an education. Celia had graduated high school at the age of 15, though her family had opted to send her brother to college instead. The lesson stayed with Celia. She championed her daughter’s education in spite of the fact that she battled cancer throughout Ginsburg’s high school career. Celia ultimately succumbed to cancer the night before her daughter was set to graduate high school.


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