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Old 05-04-2009, 05:59 AM
aldiboronti aldiboronti is offline
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Yes, as said above, nursing was once the the province exclusively of nuns. In fact the first nurses' uniforms were derived from the nun's habit. You could still vaguely see the echos of the original in British nurses' umiforms of the 50s, that weird white cap being all that's left of the wimple, for instance.