self-made man

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self-made man

One who became successful and/or wealthy through hard work and not by inheritance or help from others. Joe is a self-made man who worked long, hard hours to turn his small business into a large, successful company.
See also: man
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Una mujer joven, guapa, luchona como muchas, inteligente, una self made woman que sin ningun apoyo familiar, quizas en su casa nunca hubo libros, estudio historia y derecho mientras trabajaba para sostenerse y participaba en grupos de lucha social no-violenta.
Es ademas la self made woman (la mujer que se hace a si misma) en un medio masculino.
Walker, reportedly Black America's first self made woman millionaire, died in her fabulous New York mansion in 1919, she left an estate valued at $2 million.
Es decir, la autonomia politica, el self made woman del que presume, solo se da cuando conviene.