A Public Health Nurse's Story

explores why, over a period of four decades, Lillian Wald was able to skirt criticism, bridge differences with her financier, and fend off accusations of "radicalism" to become one of the best known, best loved women of her time. 

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 “I always fall under the spell of her personality and wonder what quality it is which makes an individual able to sway others by the sheer force of her own sympathy and understanding of human beings. …”

                                 -    Eleanor Roosevelt