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The Remarkable Dr. Annie


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Distressed that a woman had died because she was too embarrassed to be examined by a male doctor, Dr. J. B. Alexander and his wife decided that their daughter, Annie Lowrie, would become a physician. At medical school in Philadelphia, she excelled. In 1887, she returned home to Mecklenburg County and spent the rest of her life practicing there. Annie Lowrie Alexander was the state's first woman doctor.
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