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US soldier, first woman to pass Ranger School, on Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  • One of the first women to complete the US Army’s Ranger School had the distinct honor of leading Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s lying in state procession at the US Capitol.
  • “I am a huge fan of really strong leaders, and I think that Justice Ginsburg was able to champion a lot of things,” US Army Capt. Shaye Haver, a company commander of 1st Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, told Insider.
  • Ginsburg’s lying in state was Haver’s first official procession.
  • The parallels between Ginsburg and Haver’s career accomplishments were not lost on observers.
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One of the first women to complete the US Army’s Ranger School had the distinct honor of leading Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s lying in state procession at the US Capitol in late September, a ceremony the soldier described as humbling because of its significance.

“I am a huge fan of really strong

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Congo’s sapeurs pass their style on to a new generation

Some residents of the twin Congolese capitals of Brazzaville and Kinshasa have long been known for their love of stylish dressing – in particular members of the Society of Ambience-Makers and Elegant People (Sape). These photographs by Tariq Zaidi reveal a whole new generation of “sapeurs”.

In the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital Kinshasa, the son of famous sapeur Fiston Mahata, eight-year-old Natan, represents the new generation of style.

Across the River Congo in Brazzaville, 10-year-old Okili Nkoressa, middle, uses the dirt roads as his catwalk. “My favourite item of clothing is my Yves Saint Laurent suit which I am wearing today,” he says. He is accompanied by veterans of the Sape scene, 52-year-old businesswoman Ntsimba Marie Jeanne, left, and 39-year-old policewoman Judith Nkoressa, right.

Severin Mouyengo’s father was also a sapeur. “I Sape every day. It makes me forget about everything,” says the 62-year-old retired forester.

“It brings peace

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