Annie Oakley is both the name of a legendary sharpshooter as well as a synonym for badass. Just consider one of her most famous quotes: "I ain't afraid to love a man. I ain't afraid to shoot him, either." Lucky for everyone, the gunslinger used her powers for good, not evil. And, boy, was she good.
Annie, Are You Oakley? Are You Oakley?
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The Legendary Sharpshooter Annie Oakley
Key Facts In This Video
Annie Oakley was able to pay off her family's mortgage by the time she was 15 just by using her shooting skills. 00:31
Annie Oakley's husband, Frank Butler, died three weeks after Annie did in 1926. 02:38
Annie Oakley offered twice to train female sharpshooters for the United States military—but they turned her down. 03:01
Real Footage of Annie Oakley Shooting
A Short Biography Of Annie Oakley
Learn about the highlights of her life.
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