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Peggy: The Butterfly Effect

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FC: The Impact of One Simple Life.

1: Adolf Hitler's father died when he was six months old, so Klara Hitler married another man, who was kind to her and her son Adolf.

2: Adolf had a dream to become an Artist and his Step Father supported him whole heartedly. He applied to the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna but was not accepted. Then he applied to the Hungarian University of Fine Arts and was accepted. | After his graduation from art school Adolf Hitler became a professional painter.

3: Adolf Hitler became known as a kind man who was very good with children and a great family man. He married and had two children, he always looked up to his Step Father and kept up a very good relationship with him even after his Mother died.

4: This is Peggy. She is a German-American who's parents immigrated here. Her dream is to become a doctor but this is a hard dream to make a reality because most women in the 1940s stayed and worked in the home. | This is Elizabeth Blackwell, Peggy's role model. She was the first women in the U.S. to receive a medical degree. This and when she heard about a special case of breast cancer from Klara Hitler in Germany and how it affected her family inspired her to become a doctor

5: Peggy was accepted into Geneva Medical College. She was discriminated however based on her gender. Her teachers and her peers looked down on her and her fellow female classmates. There were only 15 other girls in Peggy's graduating class of 150 students.

6: When Peggy graduated college she couldn't find a job as a Doctor so she became a nurse at a local hospital. Even though it was a good job she had gone to college to become a Doctor and that was what she intended to do. When she asked the Doctors at the hospital, they told her that her education wasn't the problem, people just didn't want a female doctor.

7: In July 1964, Adolf Hitler, the smiling Father and inspiring artist passes away at the age of 75, 30 years after his Step Father passed. He asked to be buried next to his Mother who was buried next to his Step Father and not her first husband.

8: Peggy was very determined to become a doctor and would not let one hospital stop her. she traveled the state trying to find a hospital that would accept her as a doctor. | After trying many hospitals she finally found one that would accept her as a doctor.

9: Peggy got her job as a doctor at a children's hospital | As she worked at this hospital she was able to tell her story to the children and inspire them to chase there dreams.

10: Peggy worked at the children's hospital until retirement. | Even after becoming a doctor Elizabeth Blackwell remained her role model.

11: She was the inspiration to many girls to achieve their goals even when the odds are against them.

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