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KIMBALL'S GIFT TO THE WORLD

Edith Dee Hall May Be The Most Important Kimball Native You Never Heard Of

Edith Dee Hall's gravestone at Kimball Cemetery is inscribed, simply, with 1897-1971.

What's important, though, is not the birth and death years on one's grave marker.

It's that dash between the years.

It's how a person lived during the dash – and Edith Dee Hall lived quite the dash. She might be the most accomplished Kimball native that Kimball doesn't know much, if anything, about.

"It's not every day that a little girl from Kimball, Nebraska, helps change the way surgery is done around the world," said Brenda Ulmer, a renowned perioperative nurse and past board president of AORN, the Associ...

 
 
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