Profile of the Day: Louisa May Alcott

Posted November 29, 2012 by Amanda | No Comment

Louisa May Alcott

On November 29, 1832, American author Louisa May Alcott was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Raised by transcendentalist parents, the Little Women author grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo EmersonNathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Did you know that she served as a volunteer nurse during the American Civil War?

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