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Edith Shain, holding the iconic photograph taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Originally published in LIFE Magazine, the photo depicts a sailor kissing Edith Shain in her nurses uniform, in Times Square on August 14, 1945#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad#

On August 14, 1945, at seven o’clock, U.S. President Harry S. Truman announces that Japan had surrendered unconditionally, ending World War II. Crowds spontaneously took to the streets.

Mother Teresa: Born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu on August 26, 1910, in Skopje, Macedonia, in the former Yugoslavia, she was the youngest of three children. When she took her vows as a Sister of Loretto, she chose the name Teresa after Saint Thérèse of Lisieux.

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The Comforter

"The Comforter" ~ WWI American Red Cross poster shows a Red Cross nurse holding an infant and comforting a woman amid the destruction of war. Illustrated by Gordon Grant, ca. 1918.

I have seen this picture my whole life. . .but, this is the first day I have ever seen the entire picture. . . did you know she was nursing a baby? It makes this picture of the Depression Era so much more real.