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Rosie the Riveters cruise in Naples

Helmi McHardy, 88, hugs Lois Bolin, organizer of the Rosie the Riveter Memorial Day weekend cruise on Naples Princess on Saturday, May 28, 2011. McHardy worked in a factory in Detroit in 1943, building wings for P-46 Thunderbolts during World War II. Allie Garza/Staff

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Helmi McHardy, 88, hugs Lois Bolin, organizer of the Rosie the Riveter Memorial Day weekend cruise on Naples Princess on Saturday, May 28, 2011. McHardy worked in a factory in Detroit in 1943, building wings for P-46 Thunderbolts during World War II. Allie Garza/Staff

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  • Local Rosie Riveters and veterans of foreign wars gathered for a cruise on the Naples Princess during a Rosier the Riveter Memorial Day weekend gathering on Saturday, May 28, 2011. Allie Garza/Staff
  • Lois Bolin, organizer of the Rosie the Riveter Memorial Day weekend cruise on Naples Princess, says goodbye to Ken and Marilyn Killilea, 89 and 88, on Saturday, May 28, 2011, after the end of the cruise. Allie Garza/Staff
  • Kathy Donahue, 75, whose husband served in the Korean War, ties a bandana similar to Rosie the Riveter's on the head of Ava Russen, 10, during the first ever meet up of the American Rosie the Riveter Association Naples chapter Saturday, May 28, 2011, during a Rosie the Riveter Memorial Day weekend cruise aboard the Naples Princess. Allie Garza/Staff
  • Lois Bolin, mimics the original Rosie the Riveter for a friend while Lavern Gayner watched during a Rosie the Riveter Memorial Day weekend cruise aboard the Naples Princess on Saturday, May 28, 2011. Both Bolin and Gayner work for Naples Backyard History, which organized the first meet up of the American Rosie the Riveter Association Naples chapter Saturday. Allie Garza/Staff
  • Helmi McHardy, 88, receives a patriotic lei after coming aboard the Naples Princess for a Rosier the Riveter Memorial Day weekend gathering on Saturday, May 28, 2011. McHardy worked in a factory in Detroit in 1943, building wings for P-46 Thunderbolts during World War II. Allie Garza/Staff
  • Helmi McHardy, 88, hugs Lois Bolin, organizer of the Rosie the Riveter Memorial Day weekend cruise on Naples Princess on Saturday, May 28, 2011. McHardy worked in a factory in Detroit in 1943, building wings for P-46 Thunderbolts during World War II. Allie Garza/Staff

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