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Local woman breaks barriers in Army; Encourages others to never give up

WISC-TV | Feb 14, 2017


From a very young age, Marcia Anderson did not like being told “no.” Her persistence allowed her to become the highest-ranking woman in the Army and helped pave the way for others to follow in her footsteps. Anderson started hearing the word "no" at an early age. She was held back in kindergarten because her teachers didn’t think she was smart enough to move on to the first grade. "That made me determined to prove those people wrong. That I was not slow, that I could really excel and succeed," Anderson said. The now retired two-star general not only passed kindergarten, but went on to excel and break barriers in her career in the military. Read more





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