By Rosalie M. Lombard

Like different childrens of the Nineteen Thirties, I examine the adventures of Sir Wilfred Grenfell, who labored between fishermen in a really chilly, icy position means up north referred to as Newfoundland and Labrador . . .

It used to be decades later, in the course of my student-nursing days at Columbia-Presbyterian, that i actually realized what the Grenfell venture used to be all approximately. i used to be intrigued on the considered, sometime, utilizing my nursing talents there. After graduating in 1951, I remained on the scientific centre for an additional yr of nursing adventure. In that point, I had gotten bored with the massive urban and yearned for a extra adventurous operating atmosphere. these past seeds in regards to the Grenfell personality 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 have been planted such a lot of years earlier than had ultimately blossomed and may lead me to nice adventures.

Adventures of a Grenfell Nurse is a riveting choice of tales that percentage the reviews of a Grenfell nurse within the early Nineteen Fifties within the subarctic weather of Newfoundland and Labrador: a teach smash, a dogsled journey, the supply of a toddler on board a coastal steamship, a harrowing crusing adventure, a near-shipwreck in gale-force winds, and masses more!

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