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There’s something fearless about Patti O’Malley – beyond her commanding voice or 6-foot frame. Maybe it’s the courage she’s built up over the years, after everything she’s been through, or maybe she’s always been that way.
Patti started working on Wall Street at a 17-year-old high school dropout in the early 80s and back then, she had a daily ritual.
“My morning saying as I looked down at a sea of men in suits and say ‘you guys rent this place and I own it,'” Patti said. “I loved it. I loved the excitement. I saw no barriers.”
That fearless city girl never imagined life would take her all the way to rural Kansas…
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