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Miracle at Carville mobi ☆ Hardcover Ø ✯ [PDF] ❤ Miracle at Carville By Betty Martin ✼ – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk The story of a beautiful teenage debutante from New Orleans who was heartbreakingly diagnosed with leprosy and entered the famous Carville hospital in Louisiana in the 1920s Many of the patients changThe story of a beautiful teenage debutante from New Orleans who was heartbreakingly diagnosed with leprosy and entered the famous Carville hospital in Louisiana in the 1920s Many of the pat Interesting topic I read this after Molokai It was interesting to compare the colonies in Hawaii and Louisiana There is a lot of history and knowledge imparted too

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Ients changed their names to protect their families from the stigma attached to leprosy Although she struggled most of her life with leprosy now known as Hansen's disease her secret could n so it seems that not a lot of people have read this book?? which i found crazy it means so much to mei got it at a book giveaway at a homeschool convention many many years back and opened my eyes to what people with leprosy go through in modern context though it is certainly dated poignantly written and a longtime favorite

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Miracle at CarvilleOt be revealed Neighbors of her family never knew what happened to herAbout 20 years after she was diagnosed Martin wrote her autobiography Miracle at Carville and it became a minor classic My sister tracked down a very rare copy of this book so we could reread it as adults both of us having read it in high school on the recommendation of our social studies teacher Mrs Bernstein This was a rare glimpse into the life of a woman who spent 20 years inside a Louisiana leper colony Betty Martin was a 19 year old debutante in New Orleans engaged to a handsome medical student and on the brink of her adult life when in 1929 she was diagnosed with leprosy and sent to a Louisiana leper colony in Carville This is the story of her 20 years inside Carville like a small village unto itself but surrounded by barbed wire There she not only lived to witness a cure but became an advocate for change Inside of Carville patients and staff knew the truth that Hansen's Disease was only feebly communicable Martin was one of the patients who helped make a difference in the way the disease is viewed today She and her fellow patients – along with some champions on the outside – worked tirelessly to end the stigma associated with diagnosis to educate the public to educate physicians in early diagnosis and to improve conditions for patients who back then weren't even allowed to vote This was a fascinating story about the courage and faith to keep hoping in the face of the most grim circumstances If you can get your hands on a copy it will strengthen your resolve to live your life as a empathetic and compassionate person