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Two children in the Municipal Hospital, one unvaccinated and the other vaccinated on the day of admission - the crust is still seen on the leg. This child remained in the hospital with its mother(who was suffering from smallpox) for three weeks, and was discharged perfectly well. The unvaccinated child admitted with smallpox died.(Welch and Schamber [Schamberg?].) Copyright E.J.S>
Canopic Jar with an Image Representing the Hieroglyph for Face Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18, early Date: ca. 1550–1450 B.C. Geography: Country of Origin Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes
Rhinoplasty. Loss of nose due to an injury, and replacement by a finger in 1880. Surgery by Dr. E. Hart, photo by OG Mason, both of Bellevue Hospital, NY.
Jeanne Manford got a call in April 1972 from a hospital where her gay activist son Morty was taken after being beaten. She wrote a letter to the New York Post complaining about police inaction & began giving interviews in several cities. June 1972 she participated with her son in the New York Pride March, carrying a hand-lettered sign that read ‘Parents of Gays Unite in Support for Our Children.’ Went on to found PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays)
Catherine Hamlin- Australian OBGYN famous for her work with poor, abandoned Ethiopian women suffering from a devastating childbirth injury, obstetric fistula, which often results in stillbirth & is catastrophic for women, rendering them incontinent. These women are young, poor & abandoned. She co-founded the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital with her late husband & pioneered a surgical technique over 40 yrs ago that is still used today. Over 35k patients have benefited from her care which is free.
And I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, “If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is. – Kurt Vonnegut, A Man Without A Country A favorite quote and an excellent reminder to notice and be grateful for every moment. Via: Lyla & Blu