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Mère ou madone. Voilà les deux choix qui s'offraient aux femmes il n'y a pas si longtemps encore. Irma LeVasseur, fondatrice de l'Hôpital Sainte-Justine, a rapidement décidé qu'elle ne serait ni l'une ni l'autre. Faisant son chemin dans l. a. marginalité, elle luttera toute sa vie pour l'atteinte de ses idéaux et pour une grande reason: le bien-être des enfants.
Dans le most well known tome de ce roman historique, Pauline Gill nous plonge dans le wrestle group of workers d'une femme qui désire pratiquer un métier d'hommes. D'une femme entière, passionnée et déterminée qui, à l'image de los angeles louve, ne recule jamais devant les stumbling blocks. D'une femme qui, on le despatched à los angeles lecture de cet ouvrage captivant, a su l. a. toucher, l'émouvoir et, surtout, l'inspirer.
Irma LeVasseur est los angeles fondatrice de l'Hôpital Sainte-Justine et de l'Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jésus. Mais, au-delà, elle est surtout une femme, los angeles première femme médecin à avoir exercé au will pay. Des bâtons dans les roues, on lui en a mis. Celle qui a dû s'expatrier aux États-Unis et en Europe pour étudier l. a. médecine, qui a ecu à composer avec los angeles méfiance et l. a. mauvaise foi des dirigeants du Collège des médecins, et à combattre l'incompréhension de l. a. société en général face à ses désirs de connaissance, charisma finalement, au prix de sa vie personnelle, réussi à atteindre ses objectifs. Du moins, les plus importants. À travers l'histoire de cette petite fille de Saint-Roch de Québec, c'est à l. a. lutte de toutes les femmes que nous assistons. Une lutte à finir avec l'iniquité.
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We all stood there stunned as Jorge was led away into the darkness. ” I whispered to Papí as the uniformed soldiers disappeared. The happiness and merriment of the moment before had been replaced by a sudden quiet fear. Papí shook his head, his face strained with worry. ” I asked. Again Papí shook his head. “I don’t know. ” Papí had told me about the co-op men, ordinary farmers like himself who were banding together with a common voice to get a good price for their crops. As it was, the Indios from the cantóns had to carry their crops for three or four hours to market.
Though he was shy, I knew Antonio was proud of me. “You are the first sister of mine to have a quinceañera,” he kept saying. My brother Lester was thirteen and the laziest of our family. He also was the most impulsive and short-tempered. ” I knew Lester’s voice held not one grain of sincerity. Lester always disappeared at the first hint of work. Two days before the celebration, Jorge needed help butchering the pig that Uncle Raphael gave us. He found Lester throwing corn husks at the dogs. ” he asked.
Papí unfolded the bundled shawl from his back and prepared for the giving of thanks. In front of the largest cave, he lit a large bundle of colored candles bound together so that they would burn as one on the ground. Then he lit small balls of the pine resin, trementina, in a bucket and added incense. He swung the smoking bucket in front of the flaming candles and voiced his thanks for hours. I sat quietly beneath a nearby tree and listened to every hypnotic word he spoke in our Indio language of Quiché.