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Alice Ball Read by Lindsey "Crazy Aunt Lindsey" Murphy

from  Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Aug 24, 2021

 

[This episode originally aired January 12, 2021.] Once upon a time, there was a girl who wanted to help people who were in pain. Her name was Alice Ball, an incredibly bright, determined young woman who grew up to be a brilliant chemist — developing life-changing treatments for patients with leprosy. She was also the first woman and first African American to graduate with a master’s degree in chemistry and also teach at the University of Hawaii It all started when she was just a young girl growi...more

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