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That time the Australian Navy enlisted a little girl as its mascot
‚ÄčThe Royal Australian Navy's first female sailor was not a pilot, a riveter, a nurse, or even an actual crewperson on a ship. Instead, she was a 6-year-old girl brought onboard as a mascot, a rank typically held by an animal. But it was for good reason: It was the only way to legally save her life.