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Ida Scudder P1

Ida Scudder (1870-1960): Ida Scudder came from a family of medical missionaries in India--but she wanted nothing to do with that life! Ida’s dream was to live in America, get married and live a comfortable life far away from the deprivation she had witnessed as…
Cheryl Brodersen
May 4, 2021
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Florence Nightingale P2

 Florence Nightingale (1820-1910): We continue today with Part Two of the story of Florence Nightingale, the “Lady with the Lamp” whose medical work among the British troops in the Crimean War made her famous in England and opened doors for her to become the founder…
Cheryl Brodersen
April 27, 2021
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Florence nightingale P1

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910): The name Florence Nightingale is practically synonymous with nursing...yet how did this privileged, well-to-do English woman become a pioneer in what was at the time considered a disreputable and ignominious occupation? Simply because she felt called by God to help people! Join…
Cheryl Brodersen
April 20, 2021
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Edith Cavell

Edith Cavell (1865-1915): As we continue our journey through women in medicine, we come to the fascinating story of Edith Cavell, a British nurse who pioneered nursing in Belgium on the eve of World War I. Known for her kindness and compassion, Edith risked all…
Cheryl Brodersen
April 14, 2021
Women Worth Knowing

Elizabeth Blackwell P2

Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910): It’s Part Two of the story of Elizabeth Blackwell! We continue with her amazing testimony of perseverance in the face of prejudice as she began her career as a woman doctor. At every turn, God gave her the insight and ability to…
Cheryl Brodersen
April 13, 2021
Women Worth Knowing

Elizabeth Fry Part 2

Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845): Today we continue with Part Two of the fascinating story of Quaker social reformer Elizabeth Fry, looking at how the Lord launched her into prison reform in England and abroad, and then extended her influence to everything from the field of nursing…
Cheryl Brodersen
March 23, 2021
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