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Florence Nightingale Sent to Treat War Wounded (1854)

Though Nightingale's parents opposed their daughter's pursuit of a career in nursing, she persevered and is now considered the founder of modern nursing. During the Crimean War, she traveled to Turkey to treat the British wounded, earning the nickname "The Lady with the Lamp" for her devotion to the troops' care. Upon her return, she wrote Notes on Nursing, the first nursing textbook, and founded the Nightingale Training School. In 1907, she became the first woman to receive what award? More...
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She was the first female to receive the Order of Merit, the highest honour awarded to a British person.
She inspired the founding of the International Red Cross which still awards the Florence Nightingale Medal for nurses who have given exceptional care to the sick and wounded in war or peace.
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Woman these days had a tough life
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A remarkable woman.
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a wealth woman who dedicated her life to help the suffering
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Nightingale even managed to knock the mindless pursuit of science. "It is not for the sake of piling up miscellaneous information or curious facts, but for the sake of saving life and increasing health and comfort. The caution may seem useless, but it is quite surprising how many men (some women do it too), practically behave as if the scientific end were the only one in view, or as if the sick body were but a reservoir for stowing medicines into, and the surgical disease only a curious case the sufferer has made for the attendant's special information [and ego gratification]. This is really no exaggeration."

http://naturalhealthperspective.com/tutorials/notes-on-nursing.html
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This women must be considered for sainthood, by all of us disabled veteran's that truly know the worth and value she was instrumental in creating. But then we have those sad men that believe women are less then second-class citizen's.
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