I so hear this. My niece died of ALS recently, also, and in her decline she looked like a cross between Stephen Hawking and RBG. I know that as an attorney with the federal justice dept in Calif and also a firebrand school board member she would have loved being compared to RBG, and I did that in the talk I gave at her memorial. I wish I would have had a mother who was fully supportive of whom I wanted to be also, and looked to role models like RBG. I wept when she died. And now we see that the future we feared without her in her influential position may be realized, another grief. Thanks, Mary.

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