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Pioneering Dr. Jefferson led, inspired abortion foes

By Kathleen Burge
Globe Staff / October 18, 2010

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Dr. Mildred Jefferson, the first African-American woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School and the first female surgical intern at Boston City Hospital, broke many race and gender barriers during her long career as a doctor. But it was when she turned to politics, emerging four decades ago as a eloquent leader of the antiabortion movement, that she began to ... (Full article: 841 words)

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