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Street orphans, Victorian London. Photo from G.F.A. Best's ''Shaftesbury''. UK's government is reducing the standard of living by dismantling the Health Service, reducing/removing Benefits, selling off National assets, and taxing workers to pay more for far less. The fittest will survive, but going backwards isn't progress, and contradicts the concept of civilized society. Those implementing such deprivation are protected by their social and economic position from any ill effects to…

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Elizabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium. During WWI established a hospital and worked as a nurse caring for soldiers and civilians. During WWII German occupation of Belgium she used her influence as Queen and German connections to assist in rescuing hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis for which she was awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations by the Israeli government

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28 October 1985 Victorian tour day two: daytime visit to Portland and the royal children's hospital (sailor cap and striped coat dress) evening: state reception at the national gallery (slimline red rushed dress with thigh split)

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Icelandic philanthropist Einar Sveinsson, dressed as Santa Claus, speaks with a patient at the oncology ward during a visit to the Benjamin Bloom National Children Hospital, in San Salvador, on December 11, 2012. Sveinsson has visited the hospital prior to Christmas every year since 2001 to give gifts to the patients

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