Imagine a fast-food worker (7-$8/hour on first day of work) asking, "You want fries with that?" before handing you your cheeseburger without the cheese. Imagine a Medical Assistant ($14.17/hour after 11-24 months of highly technical training, and certification) asking, "Do you have any questions?" after explaining in detail the dangerous medical procedure you must have. Now, which one deserves $15/hour? Which one deserves double their current wage?
She's still pretty to me... But that's not the point. She was an accomplished activist before it was fashionable. Even this picture shows the inner radiance she had, that was attributed to her beauty. She also possessed the ability to put everyone around her at ease and give their best performance. She was a very special person. She got that Medal for hard and dedicated work. You don't see her getting a Croix de Guerre for all that work for her country in WW2.