A Memoir of Mary Ann

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F.C. Beil , Savannah
Mary Ann -- Health., Tumors in children -- Patients -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Biography., Cancer -- Pati

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Recounts the surprisingly rich years a lively, wise child spent as a cancer patient in a home run by Dominican nuns.

Statementby the Dominican nuns of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home, Atlanta, Georgia ; introduction by Flannery O"Connor.
ContributionsOur Lady of Perpetual Help Home (Atlanta, Ga.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC281.C4 M437 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2061787M
ISBN 100913720690
LC Control Number88043574
OCLC/WorldCa21340562

The story of three-year-old Kentuckian Mary Ann Long, a child afflicted with disfiguring cancer and her journey to the Hawthorne Dominican Sisters at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Free Cancer Home (for the impoverished and indigent) in Atlanta, Georgia, is not a story of sadness and gloom.

Rather, it is a story of resiliency and victory.5/5(6). Despite this grim prognosis, Mary Ann The book was published under two different titles: "A Memoir of Mary Ann" and "Death of a Child." Mary Ann was the youngest resident; when she entered the home at age three, she was given six months to live/5(10).

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A memoir of Mary Ann by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Free Cancer Home, Atlanta.,Farrar, Straus and Cudahy edition, in EnglishPages: Mary diminishme was extreme, but she was equipped by natural intelligence and by a available education not simply to endure it, but to build upon it. She was an extraordi rich little girl."" Readern of A Memoir of Mary Ann will also be the richer in spirit for having learned to know her in this unpretentious, thought-provoking little book.

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But O'Connor, as she explains in the introduction, thought it better that the nuns write the real story themselves. Loosely inserted is an original photograph of Mary Ann in her first Communion dress, showing the tumour affecting her face. Dominican Sist O'Connor ‧ RELEASE DATE: N/A Several Dominican Nuns -- the Servants of Relief for incurable Cancer -- took part in writing the poignant and moving A Memoir of Mary Ann.

Fortunately they convinced novelist Flannery O'Connor (The Violent Bear It Away, A Good Man Is Hard To Find) to edit it after she refused to write it. A memoir of Mary Ann by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Free Cancer Home, Atlanta.; 1 edition; First published in ; People: Mary Ann Long ().

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Mary Ann was a girl with a grotesque, cancerous tumor on her face. She died from it at the age of twelve. By all accounts, she was a radiantly cheerful girl, whose short life was worth living. Flannery O’Connor wrote “Introduction to a Memoir of Mary Ann” (in Mystery and Manners, ). In it she revealed her burden.

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