Jan 11, 2017

Fleas in My Hair

WWII U.S. Army Corp Nurses Washing Their Hair, 1945.
from the collection of U.S. Army nurse Joy Lillie at Grand Rapids.Historical Commission
"Joy went for 30 days without taking a bath when she first arrived."

"I do not mind not washing for a week or more, but I do hate getting fleas in my hair." 

Clare Hollingworth,
the war correspondent who broke the news of the outbreak of World War II, in her memoir.
Ms. Hollingworth died at 105 on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

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