Holy Women: Sister Mary Mercy Hirschboeck

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Holy Women: Sister Mary Mercy Hirschboeck

Deborah Carmody | Thursday, October 14, 2:00 p.m.

Archbishop Edwin O’Hara of Kansas City could not have been more inspired when he invited Sister Mercy Hirschboeck to oversee Queen of the World Hospital in 1955. Ten years prior to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, this passionate, energetic physician opened the first totally integrated general hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

Learn more about this forward-thinking dynamo and her contribution to our local history.

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