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Detainees are seen outside tent shelters used to hold separated family members, Friday, June 22, in Fabens, Texas.
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U.S. immigration policies are very much in the spotlight recently with reports on conditions at some of the southern border detention camps and fresh concerns about children being held apart from their parents.

May 30, 1914: Nurse Dolores Dowling Born

May 30, 2017
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Nurse Dolores Dowling was born in South Point, Ohio, on May 30, 1914. After graduating from Huntington’s St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1934, she worked in Huntington as a registered nurse and medical secretary.

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Author Henry William Hoffman was born in Charleston on May 16, 1925. After his father left the family in the early 1930s, William and his only sibling, Janet, were raised primarily by a domineering but much loved grandmother. A staunch Presbyterian, Hoffman’s fiction was influenced by his religious upbringing and his studies at Hampden-Sydney College.