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14th Apr '16 10:46:14 AM 69BookWorM69
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* Elizabeth Bryant from the ''Series/MurdochMysteries'' episode "Murdoch of the Klondike" runs one of the two hotels in a formerly booming mining town in the Yukon. Murdoch returns to the town from his claim site to find she's been arrested for killing a rival hotel owner. She asserts her innocence, and when she learns he was once a police detective, she wants his help to clear her name--so much that when he initially refuses, she berates him from her cell, shouting "You're NOTHING!" at him as he leaves. Later, after he's bailed her out of jail and started to investigate, she learns he suspects a friend of the deceased who's buying up mining claims and she goes to physically confront the man in a local hotel barroom. Murdoch finally has her return to jail so he can investigate without her "help". In a quieter conversation, Murdoch asks her why she stays, and she cites the fact that her husband is buried there and insists the hotel provides enough of a living for her. She even flirts openly with Murdoch, hoping he'll stay with her, but he demurs.
8th Apr '16 5:38:31 AM Leid
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* Suzumi Aogiri from ''Manga/AyashiNoCeres'' doubles as this and YamatoNadeshiko. Afrer her husband died and she miscarried their child, she decided to bring herself back to her feet, help her husband's half-brother Yuuhi, and then join Aya's cause as a fellow ''Tennyo''.

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* Suzumi Aogiri from ''Manga/AyashiNoCeres'' doubles as this and YamatoNadeshiko. Afrer After her husband died and she miscarried their child, she decided to bring herself back to her feet, help her husband's half-brother Yuuhi, and then join Aya's cause as a fellow ''Tennyo''.




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* Though she didn't marry him, Hana from ''Anime/WolfChildrenAmeAndYuki'' takes care of the two children she had with the WolfMan without ever regretting it or giving up.
2nd Feb '16 2:21:35 AM Adept
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* Shun Mitaka seemed intent on viewing Kyoko of ''MaisonIkkoku'' as one, (and himself as the hero of course).
* Male version: Faust VIII from ''ShamanKing'', a {{Necromantic}} whose goal in life is to revive his dead wife and Spirit partner Eliza.
* Suzumi Aogiri from ''AyashiNoCeres'' doubles as this and YamatoNadeshiko. Afrer her husband died and she miscarried their child, she decided to bring herself back to her feet, help her husband's half-brother Yuuhi, and then join Aya's cause as a fellow ''Tennyo''.

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* Shun Mitaka seemed intent on viewing Kyoko of ''MaisonIkkoku'' ''Manga/MaisonIkkoku'' as one, (and himself as the hero of course).
* Male version: Faust VIII from ''ShamanKing'', ''Manga/ShamanKing'', a {{Necromantic}} whose goal in life is to revive his dead wife and Spirit partner Eliza.
* Suzumi Aogiri from ''AyashiNoCeres'' ''Manga/AyashiNoCeres'' doubles as this and YamatoNadeshiko. Afrer her husband died and she miscarried their child, she decided to bring herself back to her feet, help her husband's half-brother Yuuhi, and then join Aya's cause as a fellow ''Tennyo''.
9th Jan '16 7:31:25 PM R1ck
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* LifeImitatesArt: Lillian Moller Gilbreth continued the time/motion and efficiency studies of her husband, Frank, after his death in the 1930s. While raising ''eleven children'' (all of whom eventually graduated college). The story is recounted in ''Belles On Their Toes'', and was fictionalized in the 1950 novel and film ''Cheaper By the Dozen''.

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* LifeImitatesArt: Lillian Moller Gilbreth continued the time/motion and efficiency studies of her husband, Frank, after his death in the 1930s. While raising ''eleven children'' (all of whom eventually graduated college). The story is recounted in ''Belles On Their Toes'', and was fictionalized in the 1950 novel and film ''Cheaper By the Dozen''.
31st Oct '15 10:27:10 AM Morgenthaler
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* Scarlett O'Hara in ''GoneWithTheWind'', however she ''is'' the (anti)hero. She doesn't take up the role of her husbands (she was widowed twice), but rather the role of her father as leader of the farm.

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* Scarlett O'Hara in ''GoneWithTheWind'', ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'', however she ''is'' the (anti)hero. She doesn't take up the role of her husbands (she was widowed twice), but rather the role of her father as leader of the farm.



* In ''TheSecretOfNIMH'', Mrs. Brisby is a widowed mouse who's family has to move in order to avoid the farmer's plow but her son Timothy has come down with pneumonia and can't be moved for a few weeks. She will do whatever it takes to move her whole house in order to protect him.

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* In ''TheSecretOfNIMH'', ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH'', Mrs. Brisby is a widowed mouse who's family has to move in order to avoid the farmer's plow but her son Timothy has come down with pneumonia and can't be moved for a few weeks. She will do whatever it takes to move her whole house in order to protect him.



* Rosanna Arquette in ''{{Silverado}}'' who, after her husband is killed during the movie, agrees to work her land with her neighbor. She is GenreSavvy enough to realize that, although she was pretty when she is young, that will "fade in time," but her farm will last.

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* Rosanna Arquette in ''{{Silverado}}'' ''Film/{{Silverado}}'' who, after her husband is killed during the movie, agrees to work her land with her neighbor. She is GenreSavvy enough to realize that, although she was pretty when she is young, that will "fade in time," but her farm will last.
18th Oct '15 5:39:53 PM nombretomado
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* Jodie from ''{{Preacher}}'' (NOT to be confused with Jody, also from ''Preacher'')

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* Jodie from ''{{Preacher}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Preacher}}'' (NOT to be confused with Jody, also from ''Preacher'')
7th Sep '15 10:11:43 AM nombretomado
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* The entire point of the ''Planescape'' module for ''NeverwinterNights2'' is for the PC (who must be female) to find a way into the Abyss and get her husband back.

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* The entire point of the ''Planescape'' module for ''NeverwinterNights2'' ''VideoGame/NeverwinterNights2'' is for the PC (who must be female) to find a way into the Abyss and get her husband back.
26th May '15 4:07:10 PM emeraldgreentrad
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* ''Series/WhenCallsTheHeart begins three months after a coal mine explosion created several dozen determined widows.

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* ''Series/WhenCallsTheHeart Series/WhenCallsTheHeart begins three months after a coal mine explosion created several dozen determined widows.
26th May '15 4:05:56 PM emeraldgreentrad
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* ''Series/WhenCallsTheHeart begins three months after a coal mine explosion created several dozen determined widows.
9th Mar '15 11:17:40 AM TheUnsquished
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* Abigail Primrose in ''TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob'' is an elderly example who can defend herself quite well (she owns a suit of PoweredArmor), but still needs some help now and again.

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* Abigail Primrose in ''TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob'' is an elderly example who can defend herself quite well (she owns a suit of PoweredArmor), but still needs some help now and again.


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* Abigail Primrose in ''Webcomic/TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob'' is an elderly example who can defend herself quite well (she owns a suit of PoweredArmor), but still needs some help now and again.
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