The Most Beautiful Thing You'll See Today Is Susan B. Anthony's Grave Covered in "I Voted" Stickers

Getting through election week one uplifting story at a time...

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We're one day away from *potentially* nominating the United States of America's first female president (opens in new tab), a prospect that's immensely inspiring no matter where you fall on the political spectrum. And of course, it's impossible to think of a potential Hillary Clinton presidency without thinking about how far women have come: sure, we gained the right to vote in 1920—but decades before that, Susan B. Anthony was arrested for casting a ballot in the presidential election.

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Because she was the most fearless/badass woman ever, voters typically pay homage to Anthony by leaving "I voted" stickers on her gravestone in Rochester, New York, and it's become such a thing this year that Mt. Hope Cemetery has extended their hours on election day.

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"Visiting Susan B. Anthony's gravesite has become an Election Day rite of passage for many citizens," Rochester's mayor said in a press release. "With this year's historically significant election, it seems right to extend that opportunity until the polls close."

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Mehera Bonner
Mehera Bonner

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.