Clara Barton

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    Clara Barton Clara Harlowe Barton was born on Christmas day, 1821 in Oxford Massachusetts. She was the youngest of her 4 siblings by at the least 10 years of age. Growing up in a middle class family, Clara was home schooled until the age of 15, then she became the teacher. As a child, in her spare time Clara enjoyed treating sick and injured pets and neighborhood animals. At the age of 11 Clara’s brother fell off their barn roof and she took it upon herself to help him recuperate, which later

  • Clara Barton

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    Clara Barton was born on Christmas day, 1821 in Oxford Massachusetts. She was the youngest of her 4 siblings by at the least 10 years of age. Growing up in a middle class family, Clara was home schooled until the age of 15, then she became the teacher. As a child, in her spare time Clara enjoyed treating sick and injured pets and neighborhood animals. When she was 11 her brother David got really sick. So then she stood aside her brother for two years. She started to learn about medicine that way

  • Clara Barton

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    Clara Barton was an important and respected part of American history, and here is how she she imprinted herself into our history books. Clarissa "Clara" Harlowe Barton was born on December 25th, 1821 in Massachusetts to a farming family, and was the youngest of five children. Her first experience caring for others when she was 12, when she nursed her invalid brother back to health for two years after he fell off the roof of a family barn. When Barton returned to school, she put as much work into

  • Clara Barton

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    Clarissa Harlowe Barton born on December 25, 1821, in North Oxford, Massachusetts, was the youngest of Stephen and Sarah Stone Barton’s five children. Clara's father Captain Stephen Barton (1774-1862), was a successful businessman, captain of the local army and a government official in Oxford, Massachusetts. Through his memorable stories of the Indian War in Ohio and Michigan, her father taught her the importance of keeping an army equipped with arms, food, clothing and medical supplies. Clara's

  • Clara Barton

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    know today. One in particular is Clarissa Harlowe Barton, who went by the name of Clara. At the time Clara lived, women were still considered inferior to men. Throughout her work, she faced much sexism, but she worked past it and created a legacy for herself. Also occurring during her life was the Civil War, which she was a very helpful part of. Clara’s most well known achievement is her founding of the American Red Cross. In addition to that, Clara also established the nation’s first free public school

  • Clara Barton

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    Clara Barton Introduction Fondly referred to as the "angel of the battlefield" (The Encyclopedia Britannica Online), Clara Barton served as one of the greatest humanitarians this country has ever known. Persistent beyond belief, Clara employed her remarkable interpersonal skills to teach unruly school children, to collect supplies to send to the battlefront, and to struggle to form the American Red Cross. An equal rights advocate, her most memorable successes consisted of improvements in education

  • Clara Barton

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    improve the past” as said by Clara Barton. One of the most remarkable human being in this world, Clara Barton, has made this world a better place. She was kind-hearted and ready to lend a hand. Always striving to make the world a better place, Clara Barton made a difference in the world as a Nurse, humanitarian, and as the Founder of the Red Cross. Clara Barton made a difference in the world as a helpful Nurse. Clara was a nurse from the age of 11 to the age of 91. Barton left her job in 1861 at the

  • Clara Barton- Biography

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    Clarissa (Clara) Harlowe Barton born on December 25, 1821, in North Oxford, Massachusetts, was the youngest of Stephen and Sarah Stone Barton’s five children. Clara's father, Captain Stephen Barton (1774-1862), was a successful businessman, captain of the local army and a government official in Oxford, Massachusetts. Through his memorable stories of the Indian War in Ohio and Michigan, he taught her the importance of keeping an army equipped with arms, food, clothing and medical supplies. Clara's

  • Biography Of Clara Barton

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    Harlowe Barton, or “Clara,” as she preferred to be called, emerged as a beacon of hope, love, and devotion (Redcross). Throughout her lengthy life, Clara Barton worked toward the admirable goal of changing the world and healing all those who needed it. Clara Barton helped to shape the history, and unforetold future of America, by founding the American Red Cross, helping those in need to the best of her ability, and remaining today as an astounding symbol of female empowerment. Ms. Barton was born

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    Return With Honor Captain Scott O’Grady He was born in 1967 in Long Beach California. His father was a doctor at Long Beach Community Hospital he was also a certified pilot. His mom was a housewife that took care of Scott, his father, his brother Paul and, his sister Stacy. Through his high school years he was only an average student that lived in a very patriotic family. His father was very successful in school being that Scott was only an average student his parents had high expectations for

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