I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
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|Birth:||4th December, 1865|
|Death:||12th October, 1915|
Edith Louisa Cavell was a British nurse. She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from both sides without distinction and in helping some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during World War I, for which she was arrested. She was subsequently court-martialled, found guilty of treason and sentenced to death. Despite international pressure for mercy, she was shot by a German firing squad. Her execution received worldwide condemnation and extensive press coverage.
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