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Granny D
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    (January 4, 1910-March 9, 2010)
    Born in Laconia, New Hampshire
    Born Ethel Doris Rollins
    Married James Haddock
    Walked across the United States for 14 months to promote campaign finance reform (1999-2000)
    Wrote the books 'Granny D: Walking Across America in My 90th Year' and 'Granny D: Never Too Old to Raise a Little Hell'
    She supported Ralph Nader for president (2000).
    She ran for Senate against Judd Gregg but received only 34 percent of the vote.
    She dropped her first name.
    She legally changed her middle name to Granny D, becoming Doris Granny D Haddock.
    She was opposed to the influence of corporate money in elections
    She began her cross-country walk at 88.
    She walked 10 miles each day.
    She wore her best friend's straw hat, which became her trademark.
    She was arrested for reading the Declaration of Independence at the US Capitol.
    She campaigned against the hydrogen bomb.
    Her husband had Alzheimer's.
    She was kicked out of Emerson College for getting married. Decades later, Emerson awarded her an honorary degree.

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