She is married with John A. McCallum, a hearing man and they have four children’s. She lost her hearing when she was just eighteen months after she was rushed to the hospital with a dangerous high fever, which was later identifying as the Haemophilus influenzae virus. The doctors administer her two powerful antibiotics that reduced her fever and saved her life because she was only hours from death when she arrived in the hospital.
She did everything she could for them. She worked 110% at the orphanage. When she turned seventeen she went to study at Christina Trefz Training School of Nurses, and graduated only two years later. She graduated among the first students. It was her passion to be a nurse, so she traveled to Germany, where she had to work at a hospital, she was named head nurse of the institution.
She continued living in this house until her death in 1954. Frida’s physical and emotional pain began when she was just six years old. Frida contracted polio which caused her to be bedridden for six months. Her illness left her right leg thinner than her left leg and caused her to limp. She is also assumed to have suffered from spina bifida during this time.
Dix was diagnosed with malaria in 1870, she continued to write but eventually was put into the Trenton hospital, a hospital she founded forty years earlier. “I think even lying on my bed I can still do something.” This quote was recorded when she was at Trenton Hospital. This quote is showing how dedicated she was to her work and how she was always wanting to contribute to the people in need. At the age of 85, Dix was declared dead on July 17, 1887. During the Civil War, and the time period nearing the end of her life, the encounter with her would be a positive encounter.
Eventually, the pair had their first child, whom they called Lizette, and started their life together as a family. On the 20th of July 2005, Paulette Gebara Farah came into the world. The girl was born at only 25 weeks old, weighing 800 grams and measuring 35 cm. She was so small doctors didn’t think she could survive, but, strong as she was, she proved them all wrong. Her miraculous birth did, however, caused her to suffer from disabilities: Paulette had trouble speaking and doctors said she would never be able to walk.
With limited options for women professions, Dix decides to open an elementary school inside her grandmother’s house in 1821. The school was named "the Hope" and it served mainly the poor children of Boston whose parents could not afford an education. Unfortunately, the school came to a closing in 1826 due to Dorothea being repeatedly and sporadically ill. At this time, Dorothea wrote her first book, Conversations on Common Things. This book for children was quite popular and sold many copies. The book reflected Dix’s belief that women should be educated to the same level as men.
Helen Keller, a spoiled six-year-old child, lost her sight and vision when she was six months old. Annie, a teacher for the blind, comes to educate Helen, but soon finds out that teaching her is much harder than she thought. In this play, Annie displays persistence to overcome her hardships. One example of this is when Annie teaches Helen to eat from her own plate with a spoon. Although this task requires a lot of struggling and wrestling, it pays off, and at the end, Helen learns basic table manners.
In here speech, she discussed the inequalities in nursing education and called for the New England Hospital to admit more African American students. Conference members responded to this by selecting Mahoney to be chaplain of the association she was also extended a lifetime membership (pbs.org). She was concerned with the equality of women and supported the right for women to vote. When the Nineteenth Amendment in the year 1920, she was one of the first women to register to vote in Boston when she was 76 years old. Mahoney was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1923 and died in 1926 (pbs.org).
In everyone's eyes Annabel was living a perfect life, however, that was not the case. Annabel’s family was an emotional wreck after the discovery of Whitney’s eating disorder. After the death of Annabel’s grandmother, her mother went into a deep depression. When her mom finally got better, everyone looked at her as a fragile person, someone who could break with any type of bad news. This is why when she got raped by Will Cash, she kept it
In his book "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass,” Frederick explains that he only saw his mother like four or five times a day. Unfortunately, Harriet Bailey died in 1825. By then, Frederick was left alone, but then his grandmother took him in. Because Betsy Bailey was a slave, all his children’s were counted as slaves too. This is where his first education disciplines came, both subtle and brutal, came later, when he was brought as a little kid to Wye
Vernell deiced to move to Phoenix in 1938 to help her sister who was falling very ill (Vernell Myers Coleman (1918-1990) - Arizona Women 's Hall of Fame). In Phoenix she still continued to be very active in church life. She belonged to the First Colored Baptist Church. Once her sister became healthy and graduated from school, Coleman moved back to Texas (Vernell Myers Coleman (1918-1990) - Arizona Women 's Hall of Fame). While in Texas, Vernell married Clifford Coleman in 1946 (Vernell Myers Coleman (1918-1990) - Arizona Women 's Hall of Fame).
Jane Addams was born on September 6, 1860, in Cedarville, Illinois. Her mother died when she was only a few years old, which may have spurred her ambitions to become a doctor when she was very young, but she was unable to fulfill her ambitions, due to her often back pains, and was sick most of the time. In 1877, Jane attended the Rockville Female Seminary where she learned to write and speak with authority, traits that would be useful for years to come. When she graduated in 1881, she became ill and depressed, and became more so after her father died that same year when she was only 21. With her father dead, Jane moved to Philidelphia where she enroled in the Women 's Medical College, once more trying to fulfill her childhood dream.
Born on August 13, 1860 , she had 6 brothers and sisters. Her parents names are Susan and Jacob Moses . She was a self-taught sharpshooter. She was from a poor family so she went to go work at an infirmary (which is an orphanage) and that is where she went to school and learned how to sew. When Annie was 15 she was in a competition.
After her parents died Breedlove became an orphan at the age of seven. In 1882, at the age of fourteen Breedlove married Moses McWilliams, allegedly to escape being mistreated by her brother-in-law. They had one daughter, A’Lelia McWilliams, born June 6, 1885. Moses died in 1887. In 1888, Breedlove and her daughter moved to Saint Louis, Missouri.
Fred Agee was born on March 3, 1931 in Magnolia Alabama. The second oldest of six children born to Aaron E. Sr. and Rosetta Agee. His mother passed away early in his childhood and his father remarried Lula Ree Agee (née Williams) who unselfishly raised the Agee children along with two children of her own. Always a popular student and an outstanding football player, Fred graduated from Marengo County High School in (date?). In 1952, he married the love his life and his high school sweetheart, Alice Ruth Brackett, affectionately known as Baby Ruth and the young couple moved to Birmingham, Alabama and later migrated to Gary, Indiana where they raised their family.