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What a Miracle!

With a newly minted Registered Nurse degree in 1937, my mother  donned a crisp white uniform, nursing cap, stockings. A navy-blue wool cape was worn on house calls as a public health nurse.  She worked until she married in 1941.  … Continue reading

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