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12th Sep '17 12:45:46 PM jamespolk
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* ''Literature/SoBig'': Selina, continuing to work her husband's farm after his unexpected death, and eventually making a success out of it. All the ignorant peasants of High Prairie are shocked and horrified when Selina, a woman, takes her produce to Haymarket herself for sale. She turns out to be a far better farmer than her late husband was.
9th Sep '17 11:22:18 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* Rosanna Arquette in ''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.

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* Rosanna Arquette in ''Film/{{Silverado}}'' who, after her husband is killed during the movie, killed, agrees to work her land with her neighbor. She is GenreSavvy enough to realize realizes that, although she was pretty when she is young, that will "fade in time," but her farm will last.
27th Aug '17 8:54:54 PM PaulA
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* Mary Breydon in ''The Cherokee Trail'' by [[LouisLAmour Louis L'Amour]].

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* Mary Breydon in ''The Cherokee Trail'' by [[LouisLAmour Louis L'Amour]].Creator/LouisLAmour.
15th Jul '17 6:39:21 PM angie710
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* Khadijah, the first wife of Muhammad, was a wealthy and successful businesswoman (having taken over her late husband's business). When she married Muhammad, she helped him out a lot financially, as well as in other ways, and continued to run her business.

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* Khadijah, the first wife of Muhammad, [[UsefulNotes/{{Islam}} Muhammad]], was a wealthy and successful businesswoman (having taken over her late husband's business). When she married Muhammad, she helped him out a lot financially, as well as in other ways, and continued to run her business.
26th Jun '17 11:32:34 PM jamespolk
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* Edna in ''Film/PlacesInTheHeart'', who finds herself in a lot of trouble after her husband is unexpectedly killed and she finds herself without a breadwinner, with two children to support, and with a heavily mortgaged farm. She proceeds to work her ass off to plant and harvest a field of cotton to save her farm.
15th May '17 9:17:12 PM PaulA
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* Emily Pollifax from the ''Literature/MrsPollifax'' novels by Creator/DorothyGilman becomes a spy for the CIA when she's a widow.
16th Feb '17 3:12:47 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', they meet the widow of a [[TheHunter hunter]], Ellen Harvelle, who is running a bar for hunters. She is an adviser to the boys. Later Sheriff Jody Mills takes up the fight against the supernatural, after her husband's horrific death.

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* In ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', they meet the widow of a [[TheHunter [[HunterOfMonsters hunter]], Ellen Harvelle, who is running a bar for hunters. She is an adviser to the boys. Later Sheriff Jody Mills takes up the fight against the supernatural, after her husband's horrific death.
26th Oct '16 1:47:43 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''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.

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* In ''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.
26th Oct '16 1:47:01 PM Morgenthaler
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* Rob's mother, Lady Margaret Campbell [=MacGregor=], in ''Film/RobRoyTheHighlandRogue'', uses her kinship to the Duke of Argyll in terms of political influence. She also takes up a pistol to fight to defend her home against an attack by Montrose's men. She shoots a man dead, [[SecretStabWound concealing her own wound]] in the side (or possibly [[BreastAttack breast]] � being Disney, the film avoids showing bleeding or bullet hole) so that Rob can get away. She then [[spoiler: dies in her daughter-in-law's arms.]]

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* Rob's mother, Lady Margaret Campbell [=MacGregor=], in ''Film/RobRoyTheHighlandRogue'', uses her kinship to the Duke of Argyll in terms of political influence. She also takes up a pistol to fight to defend her home against an attack by Montrose's men. She shoots a man dead, [[SecretStabWound concealing her own wound]] in the side (or possibly [[BreastAttack breast]] -- being Disney, the film avoids showing bleeding or bullet hole) so that Rob can get away. She then [[spoiler: dies in her daughter-in-law's arms.]]
26th Oct '16 1:46:38 PM Morgenthaler
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* Rob's mother, Lady Margaret Campbell [=MacGregor=], in ''Film/RobRoyTheHighlandRogue'', uses her kinship to the Duke of Argyll in terms of political influence. She also takes up a pistol to fight to defend her home against an attack by Montrose's men. She shoots a man dead, [[SecretStabWound concealing her own wound]] in the side (or possibly [[BreastAttack breast]] being Disney, the film avoids showing bleeding or bullet hole) so that Rob can get away. She then [[spoiler: dies in her daughter-in-law's arms.]]

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* Rob's mother, Lady Margaret Campbell [=MacGregor=], in ''Film/RobRoyTheHighlandRogue'', uses her kinship to the Duke of Argyll in terms of political influence. She also takes up a pistol to fight to defend her home against an attack by Montrose's men. She shoots a man dead, [[SecretStabWound concealing her own wound]] in the side (or possibly [[BreastAttack breast]] being Disney, the film avoids showing bleeding or bullet hole) so that Rob can get away. She then [[spoiler: dies in her daughter-in-law's arms.]]



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