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I Want To Thank You
I felt all right, except that my eyes were red and hot, and in a few days they burned so and were so swollen that I couldn't open the lids or see any of the nice interesting things which I knew must be going on around me. Naturally, I couldn't tell anyone what the matter was you would have supposed they would see for themselves. But mother wasn't feeling well at all, and wasn't paying much attention to me, and the neighbor women who came in said all babies had sore eyes, and that I would be all right in a short time....
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Title: I Want To Thank You
From: Thank You With My Eyes
Creator: n/a
Date: April 1919
Format: Pamphlet
Publication: The New Letter
Publisher: National Committee for the Prevention of Blindness, New York
Source: Mount Holyoke College Library
Keywords: Advocacy; Blind; Children; Diagnoses & Diseases; Health & Medicine; Hospitals; Institutions; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; New York; New York City, NY; Nursing; Poverty; Prevention; Public Health; Public Health & Welfare; Reproduction; Sensory Disability; Service Organizations
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Science, Health & Technology; Social Movements & Advocacy
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