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Her Name is MERCY

paperback, 8vo.184 pages. first edition. Illustrated with b/w Photos. Sister Maria Del Rey of the Maryknoll Sisters tells the dramatic & exciting story of Sister Mary Mercy and her medical work under frightful post-war conditions in Korea in 1951.The dramatic and exciting story of Sister Mary Mercy and her medical work under fightful post-war conditions in Korea. A doctor, she found a real vocation too as a Maryknoll Sister. Tells how three Maryknoll Sisters, working with the barest essentials and often without them, became the core of a hard-working, tremendously successful team of workers from every walk of life and from many different countries. The clinic which they started in 1951 treated 100 patients a morning, but by 1954 was treating about 2600 a day. Originally housed by makeshift methods - old cartons, tin cans flattened for the roof - the book ends with the construction of a new 160-bed hospital - the largest in Korea.

  AuthorSister Maria Del Rey of Maryknoll
  PublisherCharles Scribner's Sons ,New York

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