“I am a native Oregonian born with an insatiable curiosity that often keeps me up at night. I just cannot turn my mind off and must read just one more page before I turn off the lights and go to sleep.
“I had not heard of your book until I visited the Oregon Historical Society and saw a small display this past June. Your book intrigued me because I had never heard of Dr. Equi. I have been unemployed since January and was disappointed I could not afford to purchase your book at that time. I showed the flier I picked up about your book to my sister and was delighted when she gave it to me for my birthday.
“I could not put it down. First, I think it is incredibly sad that Dr. Equi is not more well- known and has been hidden in the shadows until now. What an incredible woman. She was inspirational. We should never take for granted the sacrifices women like Dr. Equi made for those of us here today.
“I thank you so very much for writing such a wonderful book and introducing us to Dr. Equi.”
Today I received a sweet note from a reader about her discovery of my biography of Marie Equi. She agreed to allow me to share it with you:
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