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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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Although not religious, the Dublin art student hoped/expected to bump into the Virgin Mary on his travels.
Summary: The Syrian authorities have opened a mosque in the coastal city of Tartous dedicated to the Virgin Mary, state media said, calling it the only place of worship in the Islamic world bearing the name.
Hasaka, SANA -- Terrorists from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS) blew up the Church of the Virgin Mary in Tal Nasri village in the western countryside of Hasaka province, northeastern Syria.
Contract award: completion of restoration inside the pilgrimage church of the virgin mary on chlumek in luze.
Journalists were allegedly assaulted while covering Pope Tawadros II's visit to Virgin Mary church
Protests by the religious group Protect the Pope have forced a high-street chain of sandwich shops to remove its new Virgin Mary crisps.
Some of them were local church views but the majority were postcards of the Nativity story - from the visit of the Arc Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary as depicted in our first card - through to the Crucifixion of Christ on the Cross.
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.
OKLAHOMA CITY, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that artist and feminist Marilyn Artus is introducing her new portrait of the Virgin Mary in attempt to protest the "continued infringement of women's rights by the Catholic Church and the many prominent conservatives.