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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.

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.


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ROYAL BEAUTY: The Queen and Prince Philip on their wedding day; CELEBRATIONS: top left - The wedding of the Queen Mother to George Vl watched by Queen Mary; top right - Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon; left to right below - Edward and Sophie, Fergie and Andrew, Anne and Mark; inset - Charles and Di; REGAL: the wedding of George V to Princess Mary of Teck
Edward's son, George succeeded him in 1910, already married to his second cousin once removed, Princess Victoria Mary of Teck (German).
IN 2003, acclaimed filmmaker Stephen Poliakoff created the elegant drama The Lost Prince, telling the tragic story of Edwardian royal Prince John, who was the youngest son of George V and Mary of Teck.