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Life Well Lived: Remembering the Notorious RBG

People left mementos in a makeshift memorial for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in front of the US Supreme Court on September 19, 2020 in Washington, DC. Justice Ginsburg has died at age 87 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

'Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation', said Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the late Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. We dive into the Getty archives to celebrate the late RBG.

U.S. Supreme Court members (first row L-R) Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, (back row L-R) Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice Samuel Alito and Associate Justice Elena Kagan pose for photographs in the East Conference Room at the Supreme Court building October 8, 2010 in Washington, DC. This is the first time in history that three women are simultaneously serving on the court. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
This undated file photo shows Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, DC. (Photo by Liaison)
Betsy West holds a figurine of Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the 30th annual Producers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 19, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
U.S President Barack Obama (C) greets (L-R) Supreme Court Justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer before the State of the Union address on Capitol Hill on January 25, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
U.S. President Barack Obama greets Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill January 24, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, stands for a photograph in her chambers following an interview in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Ginsburg, 80, the oldest member of the Supreme Court and appointed to the court in 1993 by Democratic President Bill Clinton, has said on several occasions that she wants to match the longevity of Justice Louis Brandeis, who was 82 when he stepped down in 1939. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg greets participants at an annual Women’s History Month reception hosted by Pelosi in the U.S. capitol building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images)
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg arrives to deliver remarks at the Georgetown Law Center on September 12, 2019, in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Tom Brenner/Getty Images)
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (R) waves to students as she arrives at a lecture September 26, 2018 at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
A mourner holds a drawing while they pay respects as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose under the Portico at the top of the front steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building on September 24, 2020 in Washington, DC. Ginsburg, who was appointed by former U.S. President Bill Clinton, served on the high court from 1993, until her death on September 18, 2020. (Photo by Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images)
Wall Street’s “Fearless Girl” statue wears a lace collar in memory of the late Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on September 21, 2020 in New York City. As parts of Europe prepare for another lockdown due to a resurgence in COVID-19 cases, markets across the globe fell due to the economic uncertainty. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell over 900 points in morning trading. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks onstage at the Fourth Annual Berggruen Prize Gala celebrating 2019 Laureate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg In New York City on December 16, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for Berggruen Institute )
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participates in a discussion at the Georgetown University Law Center on February 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. Justice Ginsburg and U.S. Appeals Court Judge McKeown discussed the 19th Amendment which guaranteed women the right to vote which was passed 100 years ago. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images)
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks during a naturalization ceremony at the Rotunda of the National Archives December 14, 2018 in Washington, DC. The National Archives held the ceremony to mark the Bill of Rights Day. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the last justice to leave a private ceremony in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court where the late Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens lies in repose on July 22, 2019 in Washington, DC. Justice Stevens died at the age of 99 and will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. (Photo by Andrew Harnik- Pool/Getty Images)
The national flag flies at half staff as people gather to mourn the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the steps in front of the Supreme Court on September 18, 2020 in Washington, DC. Ginsburg has died at age 87 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
A Supreme Court Honor Guard salutes as the casket of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 24 2020. Ginsburg, whose 27-year tenure as the second female justice on the U.S. Supreme Court culminated a legal career dedicated to advancing the rights of women, died at the age of 87 on September 18. Photographer: Andrew Harnik/AP Photo/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Mourners place flowers, messages, and mementos at a makeshift memorial in honor of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in front of the US Supreme Court on September 19, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
A portrait of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is displayed at a storefront on September 19, 2020 in New York, New York. Ginsburg has died at age 87 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. (Photo by Jeenah Moon/Getty Images)
David Reines, the husband of NPR Supreme Court reporter Nina Totenberg, wears a face mask with depictions of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on it at the U.S. Supreme Court, on September 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images)
A mourner pays respects as Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose under the Portico at the top of the front steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building on September 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images)
A mourners holds up a sign at a makeshift memorial during a vigil for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Photographer: Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Lucille Wilson, 3, wears a RBG collar while waiting in line to view the casket of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who is lying in repose at the U.S. Supreme Court, on September 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
An RBG flag is flown in front of the U.S. Supreme Court for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg September 21, 2020 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

A warm thank you to Kim McCarthy from Gallo Images for her generous help in the production of this image selection. DM/ ML

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