Medicine: Lady Doc

The daughter of a doctor, and married to a doctor, Leslie Kent was left a widow with a three-year-old child. Then she gave up the drugstore that she and her husband had owned in Lincoln, Neb., parked her child with friends and enrolled in the Lincoln Medical College.

When she graduated, Dr. Kent moved west. In 1919 she went to work in a 25-bed hospital in Harrisburg, Ore., eventually took charge of it. Later, as a country

G.P., she worked night & day, in winter sometimes making her rounds by sled or snowshoe. For the last quarter of a century she has...

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