This Day in Jewish History 1867: Is There a Nurse at the Kid’s School? Thank Lillian Wald

Appalled by the squalor at a pupil’s home, Wald left medicine – to make sure everybody got proper health care.

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March 10, 1867, is the birthdate of Lillian Wald, the founder of the community-nursing movement and a powerful force for reform in the early decades of the 20th century. Her vision and activism would have a...