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Caring for the Sick: “Looking Back”

Reprinted here by special permission of the author, Cindy Beckman, a retired Conway High School history teacher who writes local history.

Caring for the sick was often a community responsibility in the years before hospitals. Family or neighbors would “set up” with the sick person, tending to their needs and giving them their medicine. Others would tend their animals, Continue reading