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Sheila Cassidy on becoming a nun

Title
Sheila Cassidy on becoming a nun
Genre
Interview
TX Date
24 Oct 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:51
Description
Author, doctor and former torture victim Sheila Cassidy on her decision to become a nun. She says that she has left her life as a surgeon behind and is ready to dedicate her life to God. She adds that her time in captivity in Chile deepened her religious belief. Female interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Sheila Cassidy
Keywords
Religion; Medical sciences; Medicine (occupation); Christianity; Torture; Religious belief; Chile; Doctors; Sheila Cassidy; Religious practice; Surgeons; Nuns; Religious experience

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