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Miracles All Around Me By Marsha Burris
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An affectionate and gritty account of the author’s efforts to care for her mother as she explores the miracle of how their relationship was sustained in spite of the plaques and tangles that... More > strangled the life from this incredible woman's vital neurons. This is a story of survival, a story of human resiliency, and most of all, it’s a love story. Read it, not because the Burris family is extraordinary - they are not. They are not wealthy and do not have powerful connections, fame or notoriety. They are the family next door who lives and loves and tries to make sense of a messy and chaotic universe.< Less
Miracles All Around Me By Marsha Burris
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A daughter's memoir about the experiences caring for her mother, Rusty, who has Alzheimer's for the last decade of her life. Together they faced incredible challenges. The story explores how their... More > relationship was sustained in spite of the plaques and tangles strangling the life from Rusty’s vital neurons. It’s a story of survival, of human resiliency, and most of all, it’s a love story. This is a story for anyone caring for elderly parents or confronting end-of-life matters. And when you’ve read it, you may sympathize with the author, but you will root for Rusty.< Less
The Polished Moon By Marsha L Burris
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Based on a true story, The Polished Moon follows the exploits of First Lieutenant Dorothy Chinnis. She served as an Army Nurse Corps surgical nurse throughout three European countries during World... More > War II. Dot was twenty-one when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. After graduating from nursing school in Charleston, South Carolina, Dot volunteered for overseas duty. She said goodbye to her home, her family, and her sweetheart, Jack Light, an intelligence officer with the 100th Infantry Division. Global events placed 5000 miles and the Atlantic Ocean between them, but by a quirk of fate they met again in France. In her diary, Dot chronicled her days as she patched brave soldiers fighting abroad. She ate camel stew in North Africa, witnessed the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Italy, and ducked for cover during German air raids in France. For her, life and death and love and romance, played against the backdrop of war. The war touched every soul on earth. This inspiring story profiles the bravery of one of those souls.< Less
Paradox of Professionalism: American Nurses in World War II By Marsha L. Burris
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During World War II, nursing leadership used their wartime contributions to advance their professional interests. Nursing leaders directed the rank and file nurses in a war whose commanders demanded... More > excellence in terms of skills and abilities while perpetuating regulations that restricted much of the efforts of recruitment and performance. Ex service nurses returned to the civilian work force confident in their abilities and ready to confront the causes of unfair working conditions under which they worked before the war. In adhering to the nineteenth century model of the well disciplined, self sacrificing and dutiful caretaker, however, organized nursing was unable to break the century long traditions that placed it in an inferior position in medicine, thus the field of nursing improved their circumstances only in areas over which they controlled such as education and licensing.< Less
Paradox of Professionalism: American Nurses in World War II By Marsha L. Burris
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During World War II, nursing leadership used their wartime contributions to advance their professional interests. Nursing leaders directed the rank and file nurses in a war whose commanders demanded... More > excellence in terms of skills and abilities while perpetuating regulations that restricted much of the efforts of recruitment and performance. Ex service nurses returned to the civilian work force confident in their abilities and ready to confront the causes of unfair working conditions under which they worked before the war. In adhering to the nineteenth century model of the well disciplined, self sacrificing and dutiful caretaker, however, organized nursing was unable to break the century long traditions that placed it in an inferior position in medicine, thus the field of nursing improved their circumstances only in areas over which they controlled such as education and licensing.< Less

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