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To me, the avocation of a teacher has something elevating and exciting. While surrounded by the young, one may always be doing good.  - Dorothea Dix
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Someone to Love (film, 1987). The film was released after his death, and it was Orson's final film appearance.
Dorothea Dix
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Born: April 4, 1802

Died: July 17, 1887 (aged 85)

Bio: Dorothea Lynde Dix was an American activist on behalf of the indigent insane who, through a vigorous program of lobbying state legislatures and the United States Congress, created the first generation of American mental asylums. During the Civil War, she served as Superintendent of Army Nurses.

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