By Rosalie M. Lombard
It used to be decades later, in the course of my student-nursing days at Columbia-Presbyterian, that i actually discovered what the Grenfell venture used to be all approximately. i used to be intrigued on the considered, sometime, utilizing my nursing abilities there. After graduating in 1951, I remained on the scientific centre for one more 12 months of nursing adventure. In that point, I had gotten uninterested in the big urban and yearned for a extra adventurous operating surroundings. these past seeds concerning the Grenfell character had sprouted. in the summertime of 1952, I met with the foreign Grenfell organization secretary and signed up as an assistant nurse in St. Anthony. The seed that were planted such a lot of years earlier than had eventually blossomed and may lead me to nice adventures.
Adventures of a Grenfell Nurse is a riveting selection of tales that proportion the studies of a Grenfell nurse within the early Fifties within the subarctic weather of Newfoundland and Labrador: a teach smash, a dogsled journey, the supply of a child on board a coastal steamship, a harrowing crusing adventure, a near-shipwreck in gale-force winds, and masses more!
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