"Le donne son venute in eccellenza Di ciascun'arte, ove hanno posto cura; E qualunque all'istorie abbia avvertenza, Ne sente ancor la fama non oscura.E forse ascosi han lor debiti onori L'invidia, o il non saper degli scrittori."
Elizabeth Stone is a teacher and journalist and the author of Black Sheep and Kissing Cousins: How Our Family Stories Shape Us. She lives in Montclair, New Jersey, and teaches writing and literature at the Lincoln Center campus of Fordham University in New York. [more][Less]
Elizabeth Stone (Georgian: ქეთევან ხურციძე; born as Ketevan Khurtsidze) is an American Paralympic swimmer of Georgian origin.Elizabeth Stone was adopted on the 4th of July at age 4 from Kutaisi, Georgia. In the last year of high school she used to compete in track & field and also used to run a 25 kilometres (16 mi) race for River Bank Run in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She participated in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece. At the 2006 World Championships she won a gold medal for 4x100 metre medley and a bronze one for the 100 metres (330 ft) backstroke. In 2008 Paralympics she won a silver medal for another 100 metre backstroke in Beijing, China and on 2010 World Championships she won another gold for 4x100 metre medley which was held at Eindhoven, Netherlands. Couple of years later she received a bronze medal for her participation at 2012 Summer Paralympics in London. [more][Less]