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Book details
  • Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SubGenre:Personal Memoirs
  • Language:English
  • Pages:241
  • eBook ISBN:9780989799812

Doctor in a Dress

The Life and Times of Bonnie Jean Blacklock, MD

by Bonnie Jean Blacklock, MD

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Overview
As a little girl, Bonnie played with pill bugs and lizards instead of dolls. She became a doctor in 1963, breaking ground for women physicians who followed in her footsteps - and this while raising a family.
Description
As a little girl, Bonnie Jean Blacklock played with pill bugs and lizards instead of dolls. She fought the system to became a doctor in 1963, along with two other women (among 127 men) -- breaking ground for female physicians; this, while raising a family. The three new "girl" doctors paved the way for thousands of women who followed in their footsteps and still fight for sexual equality in the workplace. It's a story of exhilaration, hope, tragedy, and resolution that will make you laugh, and cry, and everything in between.
About the author
As a little girl, Bonnie played with pill bugs and lizards instead of dolls. At the age of 44, in 1963, she became a doctor, breaking ground for women physicians who followed in her footsteps - and this while raising a family.
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