It’s Equal Pay Day – a day that shows how far into 2013 women must work to earn what men earned in 2012. After all, women still make just 77 cents to a man’s dollar. This gender gap affects women (and their families) from all backgrounds, ages, and at all levels of education – and it’s unacceptable.

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 Wild Turkey, from “The Birds of America” ~ artist John James Audubon. All 435 of Audubon’s original watercolors for Birds of America are at the New York Historical Society. First published in sections between 1827 - 1838, there are 119 complete copies of the Double Elephant Folio in existence today. Often regarded as the greatest picture book ever produced, a copy sold at Christie’s in March 2000 for $8,802,500.

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