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  • 1.           A hero is a person that has done something that has made a change. They mighthave changed every day life or they might have changed the whole world. My hero isElizabeth Blackwell.Timeline- February 3, 1812- Born ➡  Birthplace- Bristol, England ➡ 1832- immigrated toAmerica ➡ 1838- worked as a teacher ➡ 1847- accepted at Geneva Medical College1849- graduated from Geneva Medical College ➡ 1849 to 1851- worked in Europe ➡1851- returned to New York ➡ 1853- opened New York Dispensary for Poor Womenand Children ➡ 1857- New York Infirmary for Women and Children ➡ late 1860s-opened a medical school ➡ 1869- returned to England ➡ 1877- retired and moved toHastings, England ➡ May 31, 1910- diedFun Facts- Blackwells inspiration was when a close friend was dying the close friend said that shewould have a female physician for any thing.The Infirmary that she opened in 1857 had all female staff.Elizabeth is a hero because she worked as a nurse. She helped people who were hurtor dying. She opened a places for the poor. She was amazing.She was a great woman. I picked her because she did something amazing for others.My mom was a nurse once. If it werent for Elizabeth Blackwell my mom wouldnt havebeen a nurse. I am great full for her . What an amazing woman.I got my info from- http://www.factmonster.com/ and http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ and http://www.biography.com/