Celia Bader died two days before her daughter’s graduation from James Madison High School. It was Sunday, June 25, 1950.The cancer that had been destroying her slowly finally took her, leaving Nathan Bader and daughter Ruth devastated.
The clock in Rear Admiral Dr. Grace Hopper’s office ran counterclockwise.
Grace Hopper saw things differently. Her ability to perceive what the world was – and what it could be – fueled her accomplishments that paved the way for modern computing. Who was this woman who helped invent modern processing languages and achieved the highest peacetime military rank possible?
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