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Whitney M. Young; a quote from NASW Web site: Social worker and civil rights trailblazer Whitney M. Young, Jr. became the executive director of the National Urban League while serving as dean for the Atlanta School of Social Work. He also served as president of NASW in the late 1960s. A noted expert in American race relations, Time Magazine acknowledged Young as a key inspiration for President Johnson’s War on Poverty."
Sister Helena Sarle (1867-1956) Canterbury, NH developed consumption when she was only 23. Eldress Dorothy encouraged Sister Helena to pursue music and arranged cornet lessons for her. Playing the cornet strengthened Sister Helena’s lungs enough that she could play in the Canterbury Orchestra and sing soprano in the Canterbury Quartette (seen here). Read more of Sister Helena's story at www.shakerml.org/.... "Celebrating National Women's History Month" Shaker Museum Mount Lebanon
Lou Xiaoying has been praised in China for saving more than 30 abandoned babies over the years