13 Pictures That Show the Iron Lady's Soft Side
Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female prime minister of the UK, has passed away. Known as "The Iron Lady," Thatcher was both loved and hated because of her conservative policies — which detractors considered ruthless. The daughter of a small business owner, Thatcher's political legacy is marked by her anti-union stances as well as her hawkish defense of the Falkland Islands in the infamous war against Argentina. But hidden behind this image was also a compassionate human being who loved and took care of her husband and children — as immortalized in the big screen by Meryl Streep. Here are the 13 pictures that show the Iron Lady's softer side.