Famous Mothers for Mother's Day

Famous Mothers for Mother's Day

POSTED: Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 11:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 11:55am

There are many jobs that are not for the weak. One occupation seems to stand out among the crowd however. That’s right. We’re talking about being a mom.

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, we’d like to highlight some mothers who were great to the world around them as well as the world they created with their families.

Michelle Obama (mother of two girls, first African-American First Lady)

Hillary Rodham Clinton (mother, lawyer, former American First Lady, former US Senator, Secretary of State)

Indira Gandhi (mother, first woman Prime Minister of India)

Margaret Thatcher (mother, first woman Prime Minister of Britain)

Madonna (hip mom, singer, author, actor)

Angelina Jolie (famous mom with an "international" family, actor)

Marie Curie (mother, Nobel Prize-winning scientist)

Mother Teresa (caring "mother" to thousands, Nobel Peace Prize recipient)

Toni Morrison (mother, writer, first African American to win the Nobel Prize in literature)

Sandra Day O'Connor (mother, first woman appointed to the Supreme Court)

Marian Wright Edelman (mother, lawyer, writer, and Founder of the Children's Defense Fund)

Mary Kay Ash (mother, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics)

Clara Barton (founder of the Red Cross and "mother" to thousands of wounded soldiers)

Your Mother (after all, where would you be without her?)

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