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“LAURA BLEARS RIDING A BIG WAVE IN SURFING, NOT WOMEN’S LIB” (1971)

This uncredited AP article ran in the November 22, 1971, edition of the Miami Herald. Blears was the first alternate for that year’s Smirnoff Pro, in Hawaii, but didn’t get a start in the event.   *  *  *  Laura Blears is 20 years old, loves to sew, putter around her garden and make things out…