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May I make an observation again at this point. It's interesting
to me that so much of this effort, almost the total effort, to
secure these funds came from women.
I don't know, and I'd be happy if men had joined us.
It's extraordinary, isn't it?
Does it pertain to the sensitiveness of a woman's nature?
That women are more infuriated by illness than
Well, and more deeply sympathetic perhaps.
I just can't believe that I'm more sympathetic than many
men are, but many men who might have been sympathetic weren't
there; they didn't do it.
Well, you have so many instances here of legislators,
Senators and Congressmen and others, who have become interested
and have become influential, but they needed the push.
And it's funny that doctors or men who were laymen didn't
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