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Havre sports bra designer pursues Oprah | Under the Big Sky

Posted at 11:47 AM, Sep 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-27 13:47:45-04

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Renelle Braaten loved competing in city league volleyball. But participation was accompanied by a significant problem. Sport bras designed for large chested women did not exist. Renelle seemed an unlikely person to take on this challenge. She had been working as a barber in the town of Havre for more than 35 years. Despite this Renelle recruited her Mother to help sew and develop a design that solved the problem. So, began an extraordinary odyssey including the formation of a company, an eight-year quest to get to Oprah and awards from two Montana Governors.

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