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December 19, 2014

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Stephanie Kwolek, 83, shown in this June 20, 2007, file photo taken in Brandywine Hundred, Del., wears regular house gloves made with the Kevlar she invented. Her friend, Rita Vasta, told The Associated Press that Kwolek died Wednesday in a Wilmington hospital at age 90.

The News Journal, Jennifer Corbett / AP

Stephanie Kwolek, 83, shown in this June 20, 2007, file photo taken in Brandywine Hundred, Del., wears regular house gloves made with the Kevlar she invented. Her friend, Rita Vasta, told The Associated Press that Kwolek died Wednesday in a Wilmington hospital at age 90.