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Florence Nightingale was born to a wealthy family on May 12 1820. Even though she was born well off, her wish to serve other's lead her to a very different kind of life. During a war in turkey, Nightingale was called to lead a group of women nurses that was the first time women nurses were called in to war. At first the doctors did not want the woman there, but soon -- thanks to the hard work of Nightingale -- they was excepted.

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Florence Nightingale was born to a wealthy family on May 12, 1820. Even though she was born well off, her wish to serve others led her to a very different kind of life. During a war in Turkey, Nightingale was called to lead a group of women nurses. That was the first time women nurses were called into war. At first the doctors did not want the women there, but soon -- thanks to the hard work of Nightingale -- they were accepted.

 

Article by Gary Hopkins
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05/2005