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Sophia Jex-Blake and the Edinburgh Seven (Part 2)

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After studying with Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell in New York, Sophia Jex-Blake moved back to England when her father died. But her determination to get a medical education in the U.K. turned her into an education activist.

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