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The Lady with the Lamp


… After first studying medicine with the Sisters of Charity,

Florence Nightingale later underwent formal training as a nurse

both in London and Edinburgh and then became

superintendant of a hospital in Harvey street, London.


Hearing of the terrible suffering of the sick and wounded

in the hospital at Scutari during the Crimean War she volunteered for service there.

A part of her heroic tale is the story of the struggle

of one who knows what is right against the inertia

and blind prejudice of bureaucracy.


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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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