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Edith Cavell: “Patriotism Is Not Enough”

Not all the heroes of the First World War fought in the trenches. Forty-nine year old British nurse Edith Cavell was the director of the first nurses’ training school in Belgium. When Germany occupied Brussels in the first month of the war, Cavell refused to leave. She turned her clinic into a Red Cross hospital…

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