Category Archives: women

Irena Sendler, Resistance Fighter by Linda Harris Sittig

She should have won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for her incredible feat of helping over 2,500 Jewish children escape from the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland, during the Holocaust. But she lost out on the prize to someone else, and … Continue reading

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Harriet Hanson Robinson, Factory Child by Linda Harris Sittig

The city of Lowell, Massachusetts hugs the Merrimack River, grateful to the water source that once played host to ten giant textile mills starting back in the 1830s. Energy surged through the town as over 10,000 power looms transferred raw … Continue reading

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Cicely Saunders, Founder of Hospice by Linda Harris Sittig

While this woman’s name might not be familiar to you, her cause has touched almost every nation on Earth. Cicely Saunders started the modern Hospice program. Born in June, 1918 in the countryside of Hertfordshire, England, Cicely Saunders came to … Continue reading

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