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When the Titanic hit,Molly Brown took $500 cash, as many clothes as she could wear and an Egyptian talisman she had recently purchased for good luck.She boarded lifeboat number 6. She took turns rowing the lifeboat with the other passengers and argued to return to the site and pick up more passengers.When she returned to the US, a reporter asked why she didn’t go down with the Titanic and she responded, “because I’m a Brown, we’re unsinkable.”

from Sense & Sensibility Patterns

The "Unsinkable" Molly Brown


Margaret "Molly" Brown (July 18, 1867 – October 26, 1932) was an American socialite, philanthropist, and activist who became famous due to surviving the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic. During WW I in France, she worked with the American Committee for Devastated France to rebuild areas behind the front line and helped wounded French and American soldiers. She was awarded the French Legion of Honour for her good citizenship and philanthropy. During the last years of her life, she was an…


Margaret Molly Brown (1867-1932). The Unsinkable Molly Brown. American Socialite, Philanthropist, Activist, And Survivor Of The Titanic. Ph...