Kitty O'Neil passed

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    Most on here probably have no idea who she was but she was one bad ass lady. Movie stunt woman, land speed record holder, skydiver, and a very lovely lady. She was quite well known in my youth. They even made a movie about her.

    She passed 9 days ago on November 2 at the age of 72. I heard about it for the first time this morning on the tv. Sad.
     
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    I remember her, now that you reminded me. Deaf since very young, too, wasn't she?
     
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    And here I thought you were talking about the KFBK radio news anchor. Who I have met personally btw.
     
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    She went deaf at 5 months old, but it wasn't discovered until she was about 2. A number of records she set during her life still stand today.
     
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    She was a class act.
    RIP
     
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    She was an Olympic class high diver who got into hang gliding, skydiving, and racing because diving was too tame. She also was Linda Carter’s stunt double on Wonder Woman.
     
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    Sad to hear....what an adventure.
     
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