It has been 50 years since Robert F. Kennedy toured over 300 miles through the destitute towns of Appalachia, discovering and spreading the truth behind the 1964 war on poverty. It has been 40 years since Sr. Bernadette “Bernie” Kenny made her way to those same rolling hills of Southwest Virginia, finding a purpose andRead more..
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This story on Sister Bernie Kenny’s Health Wagon originally appeared in Irish America in 2015. In 2018, we honored Sister Bernie, a Medical Missionary of Mary, who brought her nursing skills to Appalachian Virginia in 1978, as one of our Healthcare & Life Sciences 50. Since then, Sister Bernie has written a book about herRead more..