Burnt Marshmallows Taste Good

Mary Eliza Mahoney (Dorchester, Massachusetts 1845- 1926)- She was the first African American to become a registered n nurse in the United States. In 1878, she was admitted as a nursing student to New England Hospital for Women and Children nursing program. She was 33 when she started the program and was only 1 of 4 women to complete the program. In 1896, she became one of the original members of the mainly white Nurses Associated Alumnae of the United States and Canada. She eventually became a director of an Orphanage in Long Island before ending her career.

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