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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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Islam regards Jesus as a prophet in the Quran, while the Virgin Mary is also highly regarded throughout the sacred Muslim text.
House Bill 5241 seeks to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary under the title of Immaculate Conception as principal patroness of the Philippines.
On September 8, when the Church celebrates the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, the Mother of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, His Holiness, the Bulgarian Patriarch and Sofia Metropolitan Neofit served the holy liturgy at Sofia's church "Nativity of Mary.
The exhibition is like a mini version of a pilgrimage across Ireland and will take visitors to shrines including the Virgin and Child tree stump in Rathkeale in Limerick, the Weeping Statue in Dungloe at the Kerrytown shrine in Donegal, the Rocking Virgin Mary at Ballinspittle in Cork and to the Carns Grotto in Sligo.
A host of officials were on hand for Saturday's inauguration of the mosque, whose formal name is "al-Sayyida Maryam," one of several Arabic names of the Virgin Mary.
The subject of procurement is to undertake restoration and related work involving repair and restoration of selected elements of the interior and furniture elements of the pilgrimage church of the Virgin Mary on Chlumek in Luze.
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The Pope was visiting the Virgin Mary church to commemorate the apparition of the Virgin Mary, reported state-owned Al-Ahram.
16 ( ANI ): Mario Balotelli, who has scored only once in the Premier League this season, is planning to visit a holy shrine where the Virgin Mary is said to have appeared 31 years ago.
Summary: Malaysia: The window pane bearing an image said to resemble the Virgin Mary has been .
She then pulled a picture of the Virgin Mary out from under her jersey, showed it to the cameras and held it up to her face in deep prayer.
Our Virgin Mary always comes to our rescue each time we are on the verge of collapse; hence, we ought to search for the 'Mary' of peace and abundance, and for the Lord's will in whichever way it appears to us, so as to feel that our Virgin Mary never left our land," said Al-Rai.