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Audrey S. Monro
It is forty-seven years since the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen sent a hospital ship across the Atlantic for service among the Newfoundland and Labrador fishermen. Dr. Grenfell, now Sir Wilfred Grenfell , was in charge of this service. He has since built up a wonderful organisation which provides medical and social services along some thousand miles of coast. Conditions in the remote seafaring hamlets and villages of these latitudes are primitive and severe, particularly in the winter, and it is an account of some months spent in them as a worker for the Grenfell Association that Mrs. Audrey S. Monrowill give this morning.
Although the conditions under which she worked were arduous and the tasks she had to perform often Herculean, she fell a ready victim to the spell of the district, and will have plenty to say about the scenic and seasonal marvels of the wild coast where she voluntarily made her home.


Unknown: Audrey S. Monro
Unknown: Sir Wilfred Grenfell
Unknown: Mrs. Audrey S.

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