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Nurse Edith Cavell – Heroine

April 13, 2010 by  
Filed under Poetry

A nurse brave and true,

In war accused of spying.

Found guilty in a foreign land,

Sentenced to be shot at dawn.

She died a heroine to all.

Nurse Edith Cavell

Nurse Edith Cavell

Nurse Edith Cavell, was shot for helping allied soldiers to escape during World War One. Before facing the German firing squad she stated,”Patriotism is not enough, I must have no hatred, or bitterness toward anyone. You can learn more about this courageous woman here – Edith Cavell (

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