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Nurse Jenny and Sister Julienne Character Biographies

Cybele Lange - Friday, October 12, 2012 - 5:17am

I've been having a hard time keeping some of the characters straight, so I thought some background on the characters might be helpful. The bios are from PBS.org.   Nurse Jenny Lee (Jessica Raine)   NURSE JENNY LEE...

Reunions

Cybele Lange - Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 6:26am

In this week’s episode, Nurse Jenny is given a district nursing assignment of caring for retired soldier Joe Collett. The ulcers on his legs keep him housebound in a tenement flat infested with bugs. Nurse Jenny...

Sister Bernadette, Nurse Trixie, Nurse Cynthia, and Nurse Chummy Character Biographies

Cybele Lange - Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 1:51pm

Final character biographies, from PBS.org. SISTER BERNADETTE (Laura Main) SISTER BERNADETTE is still in her 30's, the closest in age to JENNY and the other secular midwives. A consummate professional, she has a fresh,...

Dances With Nurses

Cybele Lange - Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 7:07am

Shirley Redmond gives birth to her first child, a daughter. Shirley and her husband are obviously overjoyed, and I manage to stay dry-eyed. This episode is off to a good start! Shirley's last baby was stillborn, and...

Wrapping Up and Letting Go

Cybele Lange - Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 8:40am

Nurse Jenny Lee is holding a newborn, wiping the little head clean. The voiceover is speaking of the beauty of newborns, then the beauty of older people. We see an older woman standing by the water, grey hair flowing...

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