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McMillan, Mary

(1880-1959), early American physical therapist and a founder of the American Physical Therapy Association. She was educated in England and was employed at the Children's Hospital in Liverpool treating patients with poliomyelitis and spastic paralysis. She returned to America in 1915 and became an influential force in the development of the profession of physical therapy.

Breckinridge, Mary

(1881-1965), the American nurse who founded the Frontier Nursing Service in Kentucky to improve the obstetric care of women living in remote mountainous areas. The nurses in the service had training in midwifery and reached their patients on horseback and on foot, often encountering personal danger. The service began training midwives and stimulated the establishment of other midwifery schools.

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A regionally popular term for marijuana.
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But his fine draftsmanship, psychological insight, and biting wit made him "court artist to the superstars," writes Mary Weaver Chapin, a curator at the Art Institute of Chicago.
The effort is aimed at truants who are being referred to the Los Angeles County Probation Department for the first time, said Mary Weaver, program administrator for the Education Department.
But the past county senior champions taking part include Alanna Vine, from Stockport, Mary Weaver from Mere, winner in 2006, and Sue Barratt from Sale, winner in 2005.
The Senior Ladies team hit back as Nan Paton and Cath Barker beat Rachel Goodall and Rachel Hawkins 1 up while Sue Barrett and Mary Weaver got the better of Bronte Law and Kelly Paxton by 3&1.