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Marian and Edwina with Dr. Dick-Read Features

Marian Tompson, Illinois, Chicago and Melissa Clark Vickers, Huntingdon, Tennessee, USA Photos: Passionate Journey—My Unexpected Life Marian Tompson has lived a life that has taken her on a passionate journey (if an unexpected one) and she continues to bring that passion to the organization she helped found. There is a growing collection of LLL lore—those favorite stories that get told again and again and make us appreciate...

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Mary White Features

Diana West, Teresa Pitman, and Diane Wiessinger Mary White was the mother of 11 children, the wife of a busy family doctor, Dr. Gregory White (who passed away in 2003), and a devoted member of her church. Despite all those responsibilities, Mary saw the need for support for breastfeeding mothers, and joined her friend Marian Tompson and five other local women in founding La Leche...

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