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Nursing at Mercy Hospital during WWII

Nursing at Mercy Hospital during WWII

A story by Roberta Loring from 1940's

Roberta Loring Interview - My Maine Stories

Roberta Loring, a 1946 graduate of the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing discussed her training and work at Mercy. She reflected on her daily duties at the hospital, the introduction of Penicillin "wonder drug" and what being trained as a nurse during WWII was like. Recorded October 2018.